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Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications. 2018, 6(1), 1-16
DOI: 10.12691/jcsa-6-1-1
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Design and Development of E-Health System

Thomas Mageto1, and Daniel Neagu1

1Department of Computing, University of Bradford, UK.

Pub. Date: April 12, 2018

Cite this paper:
Thomas Mageto and Daniel Neagu. Design and Development of E-Health System. Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications. 2018; 6(1):1-16. doi: 10.12691/jcsa-6-1-1

Abstract

The provision of health care has had great improvement in the recent past as a result of innovation in equipment and technology. In keeping with this achievement, there is need to incorporate Information and Communication Technologies in providing health care services in order to have quality, efficient and secure services. In this study an investigation on the problems with the past and current systems has been done then analysed. This led to designing and developing prototype that would greatly contribute in improving the provision of the health care services. The prototype would manage tasks that include scheduling appointments, processing payments, storage of medical records, provide information and processing orders of medicine products. In reducing the unauthorized access of medical records so as to maintain the privacy of every patient, description of the encryption and accessing of pages security plan for the emerging threats is done. The system would be accessed in local and unlimited networks but in the areas where there are challenges of connectivity, high internet costs and poor infrastructure the offline web service and connect only when the service is required and necessary is preferred. The development methodology adopted in the development process phases of the E-Health system is the iterative development methodology. The pilot implementation of the system include both private and public health medical care institutions in selected counties.

Keywords:
medical records appointments prototype payments orders privacy security iterative development methodology Information and Communication Technologies

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