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Digitization of healthcare sector: A study on privacy and security concerns

Paul, Metty; Maglaras, Leandros; Ferrag, Mohamed Amine; Almomani, Iman


Metty Paul

Mohamed Amine Ferrag

Iman Almomani


The digital revolution has taken business sectors to a new height through the advancement of technology. The healthcare sector also embraced digital technology to facilitate technological change from mechanical and analogue electronic devices to the digital technology that is available today. The common use of digital technology in the healthcare sector includes searching medical knowledge resources, monitoring quality patient care and improving clinical support. The article presents the impact of technology in healthcare along with the privacy and security concerns related to technology use in healthcare.


Paul, M., Maglaras, L., Ferrag, M. A., & Almomani, I. (2023). Digitization of healthcare sector: A study on privacy and security concerns. ICT Express, 9(4), 571-588.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Feb 15, 2023
Online Publication Date Feb 21, 2023
Publication Date 2023-08
Deposit Date Feb 22, 2023
Publicly Available Date Mar 17, 2023
Electronic ISSN 2405-9595
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 9
Issue 4
Pages 571-588
Keywords Cybersecurity, Digitization, Healthcare, Privacy


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