—This paper adopt scientometrics to analyse many
articles’s citation data and realize the paradigm shift of security
and privacy of health. Privacy and security are two crucial
issues in the protection of healthcare privacy. Privacy is a
principle to assure that patients have more control over their
health information and set limits on the use and disclosure of
health information. The security is to guard data integrity,
confidentiality, and availability.
By analyzing 10,218 citations of 349 articles published in
SSCI and SCI journals in the security and privacy of health
field from year 2003 to year 2012, this study maps the
intellectual structure of security and privacy of health studies
and find the development of security and privacy of health.
After executing keyword analysis and tag cloud
analysis, ”technology”, “records”, “confidentiality”, "internet",
"communication" and "access-control" are the emerging topics
in the security and privacy of health field. The contribution of
this study is to provide important insights and implications of
security and privacy of health. The timeline of development of
security and privacy of health field reveal that protection of
security and privacy of patient is very important.
—Health care, intellectual structure, privacy,
Cheng-Kun Wang is with the Graduate School of Business and
Operations Management, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan
Cite:Cheng-Kun Wang, "An Invisible Network of Knowledge of Security and
Privacy of Health," International Journal of Engineering and Technology vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 357-360, 2013.