Reputation
211
Top tag
Next privilege 250 Rep.
View close votes
Badges
1 3
Newest
 Yearling
Impact
~5k people reached

  • 0 posts edited
  • 0 helpful flags
  • 2 votes cast
May
1
awarded  Yearling
Apr
30
awarded  Teacher
Nov
23
comment What is a reasonable approach for deidentifying data?
PHI and PII (personal identifiable information) are different things. You may be correct in saying the spreadhsheet isn't PHI, but is it most certainly PII which you should protect in under HIPAA ( i believe).
Nov
22
comment What is a reasonable approach for deidentifying data?
By sanitize, I mean to remove the actual values and replace with junk. For example, actual record: lname=smith, fname=john; test record: lname=Verlander, fname=Justin. See also: healthcareit.stackexchange.com/questions/159/… However leaving just the DoB shouldn't be PHI by it's lonesome, as you can't discover an single individual from that data alone.
Nov
22
answered What is a reasonable approach for deidentifying data?
Oct
12
answered What are best practices to adhering to HIPAA encryption requirements?
Aug
7
awarded  Supporter
Feb
28
awarded  Autobiographer