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The Impact of Grid on Health Care Digital Repositories

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2 Author(s)
Donno, F. ; CERN, Geneva ; Ronchieri, E.

Grid computing has attracted worldwide attention in a variety of applications like Health Care. In this paper we identified the Grid services that could facilitate the integration and interoperation of Health Care data and frameworks world-wide. While many of the current Health Care Grid projects address issues such as data location and description on the Grid and the security aspects, the problems connected to data storage, integrity, preservation and distribution have been neglected. We describe the currently available Grid storage services and protocols that can come in handy when dealing with those problems. We further describe a Grid infrastructure to build a cooperative Health Care environment based on currently available Grid services and a service able to validate it.

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System Sciences, 2009. HICSS '09. 42nd Hawaii International Conference on

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5-8 Jan. 2009