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Handbook
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Open
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Created
June 2014
This handbook explains the process for removing individually identifiable information from healthcare data. This includes de-identification, pseudonymisation, re-linking, design considerations, techniques and risks. The intended audience is IHE Profile editors and healthcare information technology implementers needing a guide for designing and implementing de-identification systems.

Main sections:

• Introduction

• De-identification, pseudonymisation and relinking

• Data categories

• Algorithms

• Process

• De-identification and pseudonymisation for the IHE profile editors

• Security considerations

• Appendix A Annotated references

• Appendix B Examples (HL7 2.x and CDA)

• Appendix C ATNA and other logging considerations

• Appendix D Acknowledgements
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