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De-identification - definition(s)

De-identification - The process for removing any personallyentifying fields from a record. In the case of medical information, HIPAA requires both the deidentification of both obvious and remotely connected information. Removal ofentifying information can occur through several means, including filtering and the techniques above.

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Source: The Data Governance Institute, 30 November 2009 08:47:28, External

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De-identification – same as anonymization; ensuring a person cannot be identified through the data.

[Category=Big Data ]

Source: BigData-Startup, 26 September 2013 11:51:14, External

de-identification - The act of removing all data that links a person to a particular piece of information.

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Source: DataInformed,28 October 2013 08:39:30, External

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