Issue No.04 - July/August (2008 vol.6)
Khaled El Emam , Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2008.84
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.
privacy in healthcare, de-identification, secondary use of data, personal health information, security, privacy interests
Khaled El Emam, "Heuristics for De-identifying Health Data", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.6, no. 4, pp. 58-61, July/August 2008, doi:10.1109/MSP.2008.84