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Method and apparatus for handling personal information

Matthew Brett Cooke and 9 others (2007) Method and apparatus for handling personal information. PCT/AU2006/001660.

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The present invention relates to maintaining personal information for use by medical service providers. The user may display information (6) for use by medical service providers; allow another user to edit information (7) stored on the device (4); exit (8) an auto-run application and allow disengagement of the device (4) from processor means; or, enter into a memory device (9) not necessarily subjected to restricted access. The device when used in conjunction with a data processing system for displaying personal information carried thereon may use an AUTORUN feature. In editing ' stored information on device (4), a security password is required. Using layered security, a second user being a service provider might have digital signature based access to a part of the data without using the user password. The patient may authorize the practitioner to edit/view the information for the first time giving the particular practitioner permanent access to selected features of the patients device.

Item Type: Patent
Additional Information:

Patent number: WO2007053885 A1

Uncontrolled Keywords: Personal information; Medical service providers; Patient confidentiality; Personal medical information
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0803 Computer Software
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Health and Biomedicine
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2015 20:51
Last Modified: 15 May 2019 05:21
DOI: PCT/AU2006/001660
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