Managing Access to Electronic Health Records in a Cloud Computing Environment

Emmanuel Kusi Achampong, Clement Dzidonu
2015 Zenodo  
Access control methods are relevant in securing EHR from unauthorised users and access. It is therefore important that proper access control mechanisms are put in place in order to safeguard the privacy and confidentiality of health records. This paper provides a review of the benefits and limitations of individual access control mechanisms.It also indicate thechallenges and advantages associated with the use of the individual access control methods vis-avis combined access control methods for
more » ... ontrol methods for accessing electronic health records (EHR) in a cloud computing environment. This review concludesthat the use of one access control method is not sufficient to fully secure EHR in a cloud computing environment. A combined access control methods has the potential to offer strong security to EHR in the cloud setting. Maximising the benefits of the various access controls is essential for enhancing the security of EHR in a cloud computing environment.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3968795 fatcat:cbp2ygfr5vecrl2c4dpfj65laa