Smart Medical and Its Ethical Problems


With the rapid development of smart devices, big data and the Internet of Things, the concept of “smart city” has been raised and developed. Over the past decade, the concept of smart medical has received extensive attention. Currently, some simple smart medical technologies have begun to be applied, such as online appointment registration, electronic medical records, etc. This report aims to introduce the vision of “smart medical.” Based on the analytics of this study, some potential ethical problems are discovered, including privacy problems, data ownership problems, security and liability problems, and unemployment problems.

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Divisions: College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Business School
College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Business School > Operations & Information Management
Additional Information: © Springer Nature B.V. 2021. The final publication is available at Springer via Funding Information: This work is supported by VC Research (VCR 0000081).
Event Title: 1st International Conference on Industrial IoT, Big Data and Supply Chain, IIoTBDSC 2020
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2020-09-15 - 2020-09-17
Uncontrolled Keywords: Big data,Ethics problems,IoT,Privacy problems,Security problems,Smart medical,Unemployment,Decision Sciences(all),Computer Science(all)
ISBN: 9789813361409, 978-981-33-6141-6
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2021-04-01
Authors: Chang, Victor (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-8012-5852)
Ying, Rui
Xu, Qianwen Ariel



Version: Accepted Version

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