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MicroShare: Privacy-Preserved Medical Resource Sharing through MicroService Architecture
Yang, Yilong1,2; Zu, Quan2; Liu, Peng2; Ouyang, Defang1; Li, Xiaoshan2

This paper takes up the problem of medical resource sharing through MicroService architecture without compromising patient privacy. To achieve this goal, we suggest refactoring the legacy EHR systems into autonomous MicroServices communicating by the unified techniques such as RESTFul web service. This lets us handle clinical data queries directly and far more efficiently for both internal and external queries. The novelty of the proposed approach lies in avoiding the data de-identification process often used as a means of preserving patient privacy. The implemented toolkit combines software engineering technologies such as Java EE, RESTful web services, JSON Web Tokens to allow exchanging medical data in an unidentifiable XML and JSON format as well as restricting users to the need-to-know principle. Our technique also inhibits retrospective processing of data such as attacks by an adversary on a medical dataset using advanced computational methods to reveal Protected Health Information (PHI). The approach is validated on an endoscopic reporting application based on openEHR and MST standards. From the usability perspective, the approach can be used to query datasets by clinical researchers, governmental or non-governmental organizations in monitoring health care and medical record services to improve quality of care and treatment.

KeywordEhr Microservice Privacy-preserved Ehr Sharing
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WOS Research AreaBiochemistry & Molecular Biology ; Life Sciences & Biomedicine - Other Topics
WOS SubjectBiochemistry & Molecular Biology ; Biology
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CollectionInstitute of Chinese Medical Sciences
Corresponding AuthorLi, Xiaoshan
Affiliation1.State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS), University of Macau, Macau, China
2.Department of Computer and Information Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau, Macau, China
First Author AffilicationInstitute of Chinese Medical Sciences;  Faculty of Science and Technology
Corresponding Author AffilicationFaculty of Science and Technology
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Yang, Yilong,Zu, Quan,Liu, Peng,et al. MicroShare: Privacy-Preserved Medical Resource Sharing through MicroService Architecture[J]. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES,2018,14(8):907-919.
APA Yang, Yilong,Zu, Quan,Liu, Peng,Ouyang, Defang,&Li, Xiaoshan.(2018).MicroShare: Privacy-Preserved Medical Resource Sharing through MicroService Architecture.INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES,14(8),907-919.
MLA Yang, Yilong,et al."MicroShare: Privacy-Preserved Medical Resource Sharing through MicroService Architecture".INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 14.8(2018):907-919.
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