College for Professional Studies
MS Computer and Information Technology
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
Healthcare database system utilization and processing demands are projected to increase significantly within the next decade due to governmental incentives, regulatory requirements, economic motivators and industry regulations. To that end, system engineers, architects, developers and solution providers will be pressured to meet these varied challenges while achieving or improving current system performance benchmarks. Healthcare database performance related to auditing has received little scholarly attention to date. A comparative analysis of two database auditing architectures is studied to identify efficiencies in auditing architectures within the healthcare domain. This study will explore and analyze native auditing supported by Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition and compare them to an EHR/EMR's implementation supporting the same auditing specifications. The result of this study will help to identify efficiencies in auditing architectures thereby assisting developers, architects and engineers in their efforts to implement efficient auditing, thereby improving overall system performance.
Date of Award
© Richard Butler
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Butler, Richard E., "A Comparative Analysis of Auditing Within the Healthcare Database" (2010). All Regis University Theses. 354.