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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19] In response to concerns about research-participant confidentiality, the blueprint calls for the following approach: 'When clinical-trial data, including patient-level data, are not available to independent investigators through industry-sponsored websites, make data available through clinical-data repositories, with policies on deidentification to protect patient privacy.
These evolving concepts around large genomic data sets question the currently accepted notion of complete deidentification of a patient's genomic data.
Is deidentification sufficient to protect health privacy in research?
Participant confidentiality for pooled data was maintained by deidentification using numeric identification codes rather than names.
Without adequate safeguards related to deidentification, the identity of people can be relatively easily determined.
147) Hans-Georg Eichler, an EMA official, explains that release of clinical trial data will create a "level playing field" as long as the appropriate precautions are taken, including patient data deidentification, data-sharing agreements, and protective measures for proprietary data.
In contrast, an effective data protection strategy employs data encryption, multi-factor authentication, and data deidentification procedures as well as data subterfuge practices, to secure databases and access mechanisms.
Patient data were anonymized by deidentification and use of numerical data orders, and some data were divided into two groups, those with or without DNR directives to descriptive analyses.
First, deidentification makes updating datasets much more
This section provides an overview of our rule-based deidentification approach for narrative medical texts.
Deidentification and Reidentification in Returning Individual Findings from Biobank and Secondary Research: Regulatory Challenges and Models for Management, 13 MINN.
There is also the importance of negotiating beneficial contracts, the possibility of using HIPAA-like standards for deidentification of user data, as well as concerns of data leakage and linkage.