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J2ME implementation of system for storing and accessing of sensitive data on patient's mobile device
Author(s): Wojciech M. Zabołotny; Radosław Wielgórski; Marcin Nowik
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a system allowing to use a patient's mobile phone or PDA for storing of biomedical data, which then, during medical consultation or intervention may be used by the medical staff. The presented solution is aimed on providing both: reliable protection to sensitive patient's data, and easy access to information for authorized medical staff. In the presented system, data are stored in an encrypted form, and the encryption key is available only for authorized persons. The central authentication server verifies the current access rights of the person trying to obtain the information, before providing him or her with the key needed to access the patient's data. The key provided by the server is valid only for the particular device, which minimizes the risk of its misuse. For rare situations when no connection to the authentication server is available (e.g. intervention in the mountains or rural area), system assures an additional "emergency" method to access the encryption key in controlled, registered way. The system has been implemented in Java language and tested in the simulated environment provided by Sun Java Wireless Toolkit for CLDC.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 October 2011
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8008, Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments 2011, 80081I (7 October 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.905282
Show Author Affiliations
Wojciech M. Zabołotny, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Radosław Wielgórski, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Marcin Nowik, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8008:
Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments 2011
Ryszard S. Romaniuk, Editor(s)

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