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Privacy as a Service: Protecting the Individual in Healthcare Data Processing

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-59
Number of pages11
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 11 Nov 2016
Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


Health applications involve many data sources, individuals, and services that work against guarantees that an individual's personal data will not be used without consent. The proposed privacy-centered architecture integrates data security and semantic descriptions into a trust-query framework, enabling the provision of user consent as a service.


  • data privacy, health care, trusted computing, data security, data sources, health applications, healthcare data processing, personal data, privacy as a service, privacy-centered architecture, semantic descriptions, trust-query framework, user consent as a service, Authorization, Biomedical monitoring, Data protection, Digital systems, Interoperability, Medical services, Privacy, Security of data, Semantics, User centered design, data security and privacy, digital healthcare, healthcare, patient privacy, semantics, smart health, user-centered design

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Field of science, Statistics Finland