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Heuristics for De-identifying Health Data

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1 Author(s)
Khaled El Emam ; Children's Hosp. of Eastern Ontario Res. Inst., Ottawa, ON

Before releasing personal health information for secondary uses, such as research or public health monitoring, organizations must de-identify the data they've collected. Several common heuristics are useful for this purpose, but they also have limitations.

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IEEE Security & Privacy  (Volume:6 ,  Issue: 4 )