Yearb Med Inform 1993; 02(01): 52-60
DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1637977
Review Article
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart

Security in Medical Information Systems

A. R. Bakker
1  BAZIS Foundation Leiden, The Netherlands
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05. März 2018 (online)


This review article addresses security in medical information systems. First, it is discussed why special attention is necessary for security in this field. Next, the history is considered, together with the role of IMIA. Current research issues are presented. The ongoing activities in the AIM SEISMED project are briefly described, followed by a consideration of standardization. The article concludes with an appeal to pay more attention to the security aspects of information systems.