OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Re: Healthcare and Security/Privacy

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]
  • From: Matt Sergeant <matt@sergeant.org>
  • To: KenNorth <KenNorth@email.msn.com>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 13:33:50 +0100 (BST)

On Sun, 23 Jul 2000, KenNorth wrote:

> Jonathan,
> > If healthcare records are important to preserve on a long term basis, they
> > need to be stored in a specified format that will allow this, hence XML.
> > provides the necessary semantic structure on top of the XML data.
> It seems like we need a multi-level security model for medical records.
> We'll eventually be transmitting an individual's genetic map (DNA) so I
> imagine we'll need something like element- and attribute-level security. One
> application might be able to view a person's complete medical records, but
> another might be denied access to specific gene and chromosome data.
> Do you think the current set of W3C specs (RDF, schemas) is adequate for
> describing medical records in an environment that enforces attribute-level
> security?

It would be interesting to be able to define security tokens in terms of
XPath match expressions...


Fastnet Software Ltd. High Performance Web Specialists
Providing mod_perl, XML, Sybase and Oracle solutions
Email for training and consultancy availability.
http://sergeant.org | AxKit: http://axkit.org


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS