patient identifiable data

patient identifiable data

A generic term for personal or location data (e.g., name, address and postcode) that allow a patient to be identified, but also various combination of data, even where the name and address are not included.
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no patient identifiable data is disclosed to third parties;
Hosted on BTs secure platform, the service complies with the stringent NHS information governance security standards governing patient identifiable data something which is essential in a health and social environment where patient and service user confidentiality is paramount.
His organization is now trying to move forward with workarounds, for example, by messaging an image of a fracture, but not including any patient identifiable data.
"Documents with patient identifiable data were potentially available to staff across the three trusts.
The Cabinet Office and Department of Health reportedly issued a directive in January 2008 to NHS trusts in the UK mandating that all mobile IT devices containing patient identifiable data must be encrypted by 31 March 2008, including laptops, memory sticks and mobile phones.
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