Patient Medical Record System

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The following paper will discuss an ideal architectural design of a patient medical record system relevant to the given scenario. From the scenario, it is understood that a Patient Medical Record System (PMR) is required to be designed compatible with disparate system environments.


Stakeholders : It is assumed that a gamut of self sufficient bodies are responsible for the access of a Patient's Medical History. These bodies include Hospitals, Specialty treatment facilities, Health Insurance Organizations, Financing institutions, External Agencies and the patient himself
Privacy Policy : It is assumed that the concerned patient would want to keep his medical history, strictly confidential and accessible to only to those bodies involved in the treatment and finance of his medical treatment. This is referred to as Personal Healthcare Information (PHI) Management.
Record Distribution : From the given scenario, it is evident that the patient's medical records are distributed over an array of system hardware such as decentralized server systems of possibly different hardware architectures.
Record Access : The various stakeholders involved may need to access the records while emanating from different platforms such as Desktop Systems, Laptops, Personal Digital Assistants, Mobile Phones. The Records access medium such as the Internet for example will facilitate a form of common record access to these disparate systems.
Record Compatibility : Compatibility being one of the core issues that govern the scenario, it is assumed that the records are not system dependent, but rather it is said to be a co ...
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