Security Standards for Healthcare Information Systems: A Perspective from the EU ISIS MEDSEC Project

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François-André Allaërt
IOS Press, 2002 - Computers - 239 pages
Within the European Union's "Information Society Initiative in Standardisation," several partners from industry and universities worked on important aspects related to standards for security and privacy in the Information Society. The book deals with taxonomy of relevant standards, identification of gaps in standards and proposes requirements and specifications for emerging standards. The book is completed by reports on the application, demonstration and validation of selected standards. It promotes the awareness on the existence and usefulness of standards for privacy and security in Healthcare. The book addresses information scientists, healthcare professionals, administrators and managers but also politicians.

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