«In the healthcare sector, businesses must abide by the HIPAA (US), HDS (FR) and others regional guidelines set by federal compliance regulations and protect the privacy of patient records; this becomes a challenge when information is uploaded to the cloud. A data breach could result in the leakage of sensitive patient records, and this breach of privacy could result in hospitals and other healthcare institutions to be taken to court.
Digital ethics has become a rising concern for e-healthcare, and regulatory bodies are making sure that privacy guidelines are being followed by companies that use cloud services. Since the cloud is the new standard for efficiency and cost-effectiveness, the security of medical health records must be guaranteed while making data available centrally – a tough dilemma for e-healthcare.»
Article written by HEALTH TECH DIGITAL