Inlämning av Examensarbete / Submission of Thesis

Pavan Kumar Bollineni; Kumar Neupane MCS:2011:17, pp. 79. COM/School of Computing, 2011.

The work

Författare / Author: Pavan Kumar Bollineni, Kumar Neupane,
Titel / Title: Implications for adopting cloud computing in e-Health
Abstrakt Abstract:

Context: Cloud computing is an emerging and growing field in an IT industry. Cost minimization, fast processing, easy accessibility and scalability are found to be the main attracting features of cloud computing. Cloud computing is known to be as robust authentication and enhanced security provider technology and it is increasing its scope in many sensitive areas like health sectors where data privacy and security hold the key position. Some of the issues when applying cloud solution is; trust of the new system, data confidentiality, security, storage and most importantly data sharing between different data centers locating in different geographical locations.

Objectives: The aim of this thesis is to explore the limitations and find the opportunities and barriers between cloud computing and e-Health and finally suggest guidelines for adoption of cloud computing in an e-Health based sectors based on associates concerns. In the context of this research work, the authors have studied issues involved in the deployment of cloud computing, associates concerns and factors regarding adoption of cloud computing in e-Health and finally suggestion of future of cloud computing in e-Health.

Methods: In order to identify and to get a deeper understanding of those issues, the author performed literature review, conducted interview with health care personnel and cloud computing associates and finally backed up with a web-based survey from the associates of cloud computing and e-Health.

Results: Finally after the completion of entire analysis authors purposed suitable deployment model and guidelines for adoption of cloud computing in e-Health.

Conclusions: Authors concluded that most people’s concerns can be due to lack of knowledge about cloud computing and the trust of vendor. However, authors also observed that people are facing problems with data security, data integrity and too much dependency to the technology and vendors.

Ämnesord / Subject: Datavetenskap - Computer Science\General
Datavetenskap - Computer Science\Software Engineering
Datavetenskap - Computer Science\Distributed Computing
Nyckelord / Keywords: Cloud computing, e-Health, cloud and health care

Publication info

Dokument id / Document id: houn-8n3cal
Program:/ Programme Datavetenskapligt program/Computer Science
Registreringsdatum / Date of registration: 10/28/2011
Uppsatstyp / Type of thesis: Masterarbete/Master's Thesis (120 credits)


Handledare / Supervisor: Jenny Lundberg
Examinator / Examiner: Lars Lundberg
Organisation / Organisation: Blekinge Institute of Technology
Institution / School: COM/School of Computing

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Files & Access

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