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What is Health Data

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
Any information, which relates to the physical or mental health of an individual, or to the provision of health services to the individual.
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Mobile Communications Privacy
Panagiotis Kitsos (University of Macedonia, ITLaw Team, Greece) and Paraskevi Pappa (Technological Educational Institute of Epirus, Greece)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5888-2.ch202
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A Legal Framework for Healthcare: Personal Data Protection for Health Law in Turkey
Health data is every type of data related to health status, personal choice about selecting a treatment, health security or policy number, all kind of treatment reports, causes of death, socio-economic parameters regarding health and wellness, historical healthcare background such as diseases in past years, and this kind of information.
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Adoption of Blockchain to Support the National Health Insurance Implementation in South Africa: An Integrative Review
Patient’s medical data such as diagnosis from the information make-up of a health system. Therefore, health data implies any and all information pertaining to an individual’s medical history, records, and other personal information.
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Leveraging Applications of Data Mining in Healthcare Using Big Data Analytics: An Overview
A data gathered as a matter of running a healthcare system, providing healthcare services, or conducting health research. Most health data are generated and collected routinely without a pre-defined research question, divided to administrative and clinical data.
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