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Secure Cross-Border Exchange of Health Related Data: The KONFIDO Approach

  • Sotiris DiamantopoulosEmail author
  • Dimitris Karamitros
  • Luigi Romano
  • Luigi Coppolino
  • Vassilis Koutkias
  • Kostas Votis
  • Oana Stan
  • Paolo Campegiani
  • David Mari Martinez
  • Marco Nalin
  • Ilaria Baroni
  • Fabrizio Clemente
  • Giuliana Faiella
  • Charis Mesaritakis
  • Evangelos Grivas
  • Janne Rasmussen
  • Jan Petersen
  • Isaac Cano
  • Elisa Puigdomenech
  • Erol Gelenbe
  • Jos Dumortier
  • Maja Voss-KnudeVoronkov
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11874)

Abstract

This paper sets up the scene of the KONFIDO project in a clear way. In particular, it: (i) defines KONFIDO objectives and draws KONFIDO boundaries; (ii) identifies KONFIDO users and beneficiaries; (iii) describes the environment where KONFIDO is embedded; (iv) provides a bird’s eye view of the KONFIDO technologies and how they will be deployed in the pilot studies of the project; and (v) presents the approach that the KONFIDO consortium will take to prove that the proposed solutions work. KONFIDO addresses one of the top three priorities of the European Commission regarding the digital transformation of health and care in the Digital Single Market, i.e. citizens’ secure access to their health data, also across borders. To make sure that KONFIDO has a high-impact, its results are exposed to the wide public by developing three substantial pilots in three distinct European countries (namely Denmark, Italy, and Spain).

Keywords

eHealth OpenNCP Trusted computing 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors are grateful to the following people, for their valuable contributions to this paper: Salvatore D’Antonio and Giovanni Mazzeo (CINI), Pantelis Natsiavas (CERTH), Jesper Soederberg Knudsen (MEDCOM).

The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 727528 (KONFIDO - Secure and Trusted Paradigm for Interoperable eHealth Services). This paper reflects only the authors’ views and the Commission is not liable for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sotiris Diamantopoulos
    • 1
    Email author
  • Dimitris Karamitros
    • 1
  • Luigi Romano
    • 1
    • 2
  • Luigi Coppolino
    • 2
  • Vassilis Koutkias
    • 3
  • Kostas Votis
    • 3
  • Oana Stan
    • 4
  • Paolo Campegiani
    • 5
  • David Mari Martinez
    • 6
  • Marco Nalin
    • 7
  • Ilaria Baroni
    • 7
  • Fabrizio Clemente
    • 8
  • Giuliana Faiella
    • 8
  • Charis Mesaritakis
    • 9
  • Evangelos Grivas
    • 9
  • Janne Rasmussen
    • 10
  • Jan Petersen
    • 10
  • Isaac Cano
    • 11
  • Elisa Puigdomenech
    • 12
  • Erol Gelenbe
    • 13
  • Jos Dumortier
    • 14
  • Maja Voss-KnudeVoronkov
    • 15
  1. 1.EXUS Software LTD.LondonUK
  2. 2.Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale Per L’InformaticaFlorenceItaly
  3. 3.Centre for Research and Technology HellasThermiGreece
  4. 4.Commissariat a l’Energie Atomique et Aux Energies AlternativesParisFrance
  5. 5.Bit4id s.r.l.NaplesItaly
  6. 6.Fundacio EurecatBarcelonaSpain
  7. 7.TELBIOS s.r.l.MilanItaly
  8. 8.Fondazione Santobono Pausilipon onlusNaplesItaly
  9. 9.Eulambia Advanced Technologies LTD.Agia ParaskeviGreece
  10. 10.MedComOdenseDenmark
  11. 11.Consorci Institut D’Investigacions Biomediques August Pi I SunyerBarcelonaSpain
  12. 12.Agencia de Qualitat i Avaluacio Sanitaries de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain
  13. 13.Imperial College of Science Technology and MedicineLondonUK
  14. 14.Time Lex CVBABrusselsBelgium
  15. 15.Sundhed.dk ISCopenhagenDenmark

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