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Issue No. 04 - July/August (2008 vol. 6)
ISSN: 1540-7993
pp: 58-61
Khaled El Emam , Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute
ABSTRACT
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.
INDEX TERMS
privacy in healthcare, de-identification, secondary use of data, personal health information, security, privacy interests
CITATION

K. E. Emam, "Heuristics for De-identifying Health Data," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 6, no. , pp. 58-61, 2008.
doi:10.1109/MSP.2008.84
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