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Advanced Applications for e-ID Cards in Flanders ADAPID Deliverable D6

By E-health I, B. De Decker, H. Dekeyser, M. Layouni, K. Verslype and H. Vangheluwe

Abstract

The protection of personal health information is central to the privacy of citizens. This report describes our work in the area of privacy-preserving electronic healthcare. We present a design for an ehealth system using the Belgian eID card. The system we present focuses on the issuance and handling of medical prescriptions and takes into account the roles of each player in the current Belgian healthcare system. In addition to being highly compatible with the current health practice in Belgium, our system tries to maximize the protection of the identity and health records of the patients as long as they do not engage in a fraudulent behavior. Furthermore, our system can be optionally parametrized to increase the doctors’ privacy (e.g., by hiding their identity, and their prescription habits.) Since, in practice, an e-health transaction is a multiparty procedure, we make sure that each party involved learns only the information it is supposed to have access to. To achieve this we adopt a conservative access control policy, and put in measures to block any data leakage that may result from possible inferenc

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Year: 2007
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