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An agent based framework for sharing personal health information

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dc.contributor.author Kadaboina, Ravi Kiran
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-01T22:38:49Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-01T22:38:49Z
dc.date.issued 2011-07-01
dc.date.submitted May 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1928/12813
dc.description.abstract Over the past few years, several commercial vendors have started providing Personal Health Record (PHR) services. The PHR has been developed to be consumer-centric such that the consumer has all the control and not the health care provider. PHRs can be created, accessed and shared by a patient with authorized persons with the help of Health cloud based services provided by vendors like Microsoft HealthVault and Google Health. However, there is no formalized semantics that encourage users to share their data with prospective research facilities and drug companies. Creating an environment that allows users to manage how their personal health information is used will encourage them to share data that will improve the way healthcare is delivered due to the many advantages of secondary usage of data. This thesis presents a proof of concept with the implementation of an agent based framework that allows users to negotiate and trade medical data by the application of usage management of records and payment schemes. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Personal Health Record en_US
dc.subject Agent en_US
dc.subject JADE en_US
dc.subject PHR en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Medical records--Data processing.
dc.subject.lcsh Medical informatics.
dc.subject.lcsh Intelligent agents (Computer software)
dc.title An agent based framework for sharing personal health information en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.degree Computer Engineering en_US
dc.description.level Masters en_US
dc.description.department University of New Mexico. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering en_US
dc.description.advisor Heileman, Gregory
dc.description.committee-member Ghani, Nasir
dc.description.committee-member Graham, Edward Jr


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