Electronic Health System Integration Framework for Secure M-Health Services: A Case of University of Nairobi Hospital

  •  Samuel Nandasaba    
  •  Gregory Wanyembi    
  •  Geoffrey Mariga Wambugu    


The purpose of this article sought to design a secure framework that can be used in M-Health systems development. The researcher used the integrated information theory as a framework for enforcing system security as a holistic approach. To actualize this study, objectives that were meant to guide in carrying out the research were: To evaluate the significance of Confidentiality, Integrity and availability on the security of M-health systems and to develop a framework for secure integration of M-Health systems. The researcher used University of Nairobi Hospital because of ease of accessibility and financial resources available to conduct the research. The study adopted a cross section survey design methodology that included a sample size of 44 ICT personnel and users of University Health System at the University of Nairobi Hospital. Data collection methods were observation, conducting interviews and filling questionnaires that were administered to the target population in the University Hospital. The target population were handed the questionnaires and had them filled. The filled in questionnaires were then picked later from the respondents. SPSS version 23 was used for data analysis, then presented in frequency tables, bar charts, pie charts and standard deviation.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1913-8989
  • ISSN(Online): 1913-8997
  • Started: 2008
  • Frequency: semiannual

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