Securing healthcare's quantified-self data: a comparative analysis versus personal financial account aggregators based on Porter's Five Forces Framework for competitive forces
Chiang, Catherine H.
MetadataShow full item record
This thesis explores possible solutions to secure the aggregation and sharing of healthcare's quantified-self data, based on lessons from the personal financial industry. To address this concern, Porter's Five Forces Framework is used to understand how consumers are impacted by the two sectors' differences in legislation, technology, and security. The analysis in this thesis indicates that consumers of financial account aggregators benefit from more secure and interoperable services. In contrast, users of healthcare aggregators are negatively affected by the healthcare industry's higher threat of new entrants and the bargaining power of suppliers. Therefore, healthcare leaders should improve consumer benefits by transforming their industry's competitive forces to mimic those of the financial services industry. To accomplish this goal, industry leaders could focus on filling the gap in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for self-generated data, improving security innovations, and attracting third-party developers to secure data interoperability.
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Regulating Healthcare Robots in the Hospital and the Home: Considerations for Maximizing Opportunities and Minimizing Risks Simshaw, Drew; Terry, Nicolas; Hauser, Kris; Cummings, M.L. (2016);Some of the most dynamic areas of robotics research and development today are healthcare applications. Demand for these robots will likely increase in the coming years due to their effectiveness and efficiency, an ageing ...
Trainor, Gill S. (Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-12);The Internet of things (IoT) and big data describe the movement of many industries toward a focus on data collection, communication and analysis. Tools such as radio frequency identification (RFID) are leveraged in order ...
Implementation of Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)/Financial Electronic Data Interchange (FEDI) in the Department of Defense: lessons learned from private industry Davis, Albert L. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1996-06);Acquisition reform has taken center stage within the Department of Defense (DoD) contracting system. A major cornerstone of acquisition reform is the use of technology to streamline and facilitate the procurement process. ...