ASCLEPIOS and SAFECARE Special Track @34th IEEE CBMS International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, 7th June 2021


The special track on Security of e-Health Systems and Connected Medical Devices  took place on June, 7th 2021 as part of the 34th IEEE CBMS International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems. This special track was organized as a joint effort of two H2020 projects: ASCLEPIOS and SAFECARE.

The on-line session chaired by Nicolae Paladi included five papers:

  • Blockchain Technology in Healthcare: A Scientific and Technological Driving Force
  • Towards a decentralized e-prescription system using smart contracts
  • Learning Health Systems: An Anonymous Network Routing Protocol
  • Private Data Sharing in a Secure Cloud-based Application for Acute Stroke Care Securing Embedded Medical Devices using Dual-Factor Authentication
Figure 1: The 5 papers presented at the Special Track

The session was held online through Zoom platform: first the pre-recorded videos were presented, each followed by discussions between authors and audience. You may find the full agenda and details here: https://cbms2021.web.ua.pt/agenda/

The variety of topics addressed during the session illustrated the complexity of security in healthcare systems. Beyond the usual technical aspects of computer systems security, cybersecurity in healthcare systems must consider other important aspects, such as patient privacy, ethics and regulations.