International Journal of Computer and Information Technology (IJCIT)
Over the years health care has seen major improvement due to the introduction information and communication technology with electronic medical prescription being one the areas benefiting from it. Within the overall context of protection of health care information, privacy of prescription data needs special treatment. This paper presents an e-prescription system that addresses some challenges pertaining to the prescription privacy protection in the process of drug prescription. The developed system uses spread spectrum image steganography algorithm with Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) key implementation to provide a secure means of delivering medical prescription to the parties involved.