• Charles A. Shoniregun
  • Kudakwashe Dube
  • Fredrick Mtenzi
Part of the Advances in Information Security book series (ADIS, volume 53)


The essential functions of e-Healthcare information systems are to facilitate health information and data processing, diagnostic test result management, order entry management, treatment decisions, electronic communications and connectivity, patient education and monitoring, scheduling and billing, and clinical data collection. The e-Healthcare information systems will bridge the gap between the discovery of new treatments and medical practice.


Personal Data Security Requirement Privacy Protection Security Measure European Parliament 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles A. Shoniregun
    • 1
  • Kudakwashe Dube
    • 2
  • Fredrick Mtenzi
    • 3
  1. 1.Infonomics SocietyUnited Kingdom and Ireland
  2. 2.Computer Science and Information Technology School of Engineering & Advanced Technology (SEAT)Massey UniversityNew Zealand
  3. 3.Dublin Institute of TechnologyIreland

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