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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).
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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.
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