References & Publications

Below are some representative publications where De-ID software was a component of patient privacy schema and HIPAA compliance frameworks utilizing both the Safe Harbor and ‘expert determination’ methods

In addition, there have been a number of public reports issued over the last 10 years supporting both secondary use and data aggregation, three representative reports can be found at these links:

The Big Data Revolution in Healthcare: Accelerating Value and Innovation (McKinsey)

Transforming Healthcare Through Secondary Data Use (PriceWaterhouseCoopers)

Old Data Learns New Tricks: Managing Patient Privacy and Security on a New Data-Sharing Playground (PriceWaterhouseCoopers)

Finally, there is an rapidly emerging body of knowledge (and new products and services) in the area of text and narrative analytics coming from finance, law, education, consumer products and insurance — to get a sense of what is possible with de-identified clinical notes, check out the big annual conference:   Text Analytics World 2014

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