Friday, July 25, 2008

MIT-developed software helps protect patient privacy


An MIT team has developed a free and open-source software package to allow researchers to accurately de-identify text in medical records in a HIPAA-compliant manner. Gari D. Clifford, a principal research scientist in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) led the work with Principal Investigator Roger G. Mark, a professor in HST and MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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