deidentification

deidentification

(dē′ī-dĕn″tĭ-fĭ-kā′shŭn)
The removal of personal identifying data (e.g., the patient's name, date of birth, address, phone number, social security number) from a medical record in order to ensure patient confidentiality.
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Robert Gellman, The Deidentification Dilemma: A Legislative
To assist in HIPAA compliance, the software provides usage and disclosure tracking, deidentification features, and document-level security.
Sibling deidentification and split-parent identification: A family tetrad.
Data stewardship can be thought of as a collection of data management methods covering acquisition, storage, aggregation, and deidentification, and procedures for data release and use.
Franchisee action to stop the deal, ranging from mass deidentification and withholding of royalty fees to legal action is being contemplated.
a) XPNPEP2 Clinical Genotype (c) Setting 1 C/ Allergic reaction; vascular surgery 2 C/C TACO; anemia and CHF 3 C/ DMSO toxicity; AML 4 C/C(C/) Nonhypotensive reaction Abbreviations: AML, acute myelogenous leukemia; CHF, congestive heart failure; DMSO, dimethylsulfoxide; FFP, fresh-frozen plasma; NK, not known (because of deidentification of data prior to analysis); PBSC, peripheral blood stem cells; RBC, red blood cells; TACO, transfusion-associated circulatory overload.
There were 2 primary study pathologists; a study coordinator, who was responsible for case selection and deidentification and maintaining of the database; imaging technicians, for scanning slides and uploading files; and an information technology specialist to coordinate and maintain informatics.
Acknowledgments: We gratefully acknowledge Joshua Hunsaker for sample collection and deidentification.
They were assured of confidentially and deidentification of their contribution.
Although the NIH said it would approve the lines if donors consented without the waiver, deidentification makes contacting them again difficult.
Whiteman SD, McHale SM and Crouter AC, Competing processes of sibling influence: observational learning and sibling deidentification, Social Development, 2007, 16(4):642-661.
The University of Alberta Health Research Ethics Board overseeing the participating hospitals approved the access to data, and the data were transferred to the Health Canada team after deidentification.