de-identification

de-identification

In a clinical trial, the removal of elements connected with data that might be used to associate those data with an individual.

Examples of identifiers
Name, birth date, social security number, home address, telephone number, e-mail address, medical record numbers, health plan beneficiary numbers, full-face photographic images.

de-identification

Patient privacy The removal of identifying information–Pt name, medical record number, birthdate, social security number from medical records, to protect Pt privacy. See HIPAA, Patient privacy.
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Labs are able to de-identify data on their premises using Medivo's OPAL(TM) De-Identification Software.
Anonos enables both sides to 'win' -- our patented approach to Dynamic De-Identification and Anonymity protects individual rights to privacy while enabling trusted use of data in compliance with EU law.
HIPAA mandates aggregation and de-identification of data and prohibits re-linking data that would lead to identification of an individual, especially in reference to analytics.
DICOM images also can be de-identified with Imagedrive's de-identification engine, ensuring that protected health information is never compromised.
This paper presents an automatic de-identification system for Serbian, based on the adaptation of the existing ride-based named entity recognition system.
If the franchisor does not intend to keep the location in the system, it must consider which third parties should be notified or involved in connection with de-identification (in addition to working with the former franchisee).
The Expert Determination Method is likely a better alternative to satisfy the de-identification standard, because it allows for preservation of a greater number of data elements and a more robust data set than under the Safe Harbor Method.
Consisting of software, support and services, the Voltage SecureData Suite for Test / Dev is available in three application-specific configurations: Open Systems Standard Edition for basic data de-identification needs, the Open Systems Enterprise Edition for more frequent and complex de-identification needs, and the Mainframe Systems Edition for data de-identification directly on z/OS platforms.
Guide to the de-identification of personal health information.
has signed an OEM agreement with ICON Medical Imaging, a division of ICON plc, further embedding AG Mednet's quality control, compliance, de-identification and image transfer technology into ICON's imaging trial offerings.