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Risky Business Newsletter Re-Designed

We just released our newly re-designed Risky Business Magazine. Moving forward the magazine will be published on a bi-monthly basis.  We’ve re-packaged the content in a magazine-like format so that it is easier to read and share with your colleagues.

In addition to the new look and feel, we’ve also added more robust content, in-depth analysis on the latest trends associated with anonymization, re-identification risk and compliance. Along with our long standing contributors, you’ll also read how organizations
are applying the latest technologies, data governance and ...

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Khaled El Emam: New BMJ Blog Contributor

ANONYMIZATION AND CREEPY ANALYTICS | October 22, 2013

When health data is shared for secondary purposes, such as for research, there is always the concern about patient privacy. Data custodians want to at least meet the requirements in their relevant laws and regulations. One option for sharing data is to anonymize it beforehand. But anonymization does not protect against stigmatizing analytics, which are often seen as a form of privacy violation.

Stigmatizing analytics are inferences from the data that may have a ...

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Khaled El Emam and Nathalie Holmes Speak with Roger Magoulis of O’Reilly Media

Roger Magoulis, Research Director at O’Reilly Media sat down to speak with Khaled El Emam and Nathalie Holmes of Privacy Analytics at Strata Rx on September 26th.

Khaled El Emam discusses health data anonymization and its effects on privacy.

Nathalie Holmes discusses how PrivacyAnalytics handles granular data, legal standards, and data insights for the healthcare system.

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Strata Rx 2013: Khaled El Emam: Facilitating Analytics while Protecting Individual Privacy using Data De-identification

Thursday, September 26, 2013 | 4:00 p.m. | Register Today for Strata Rx

Facilitating Analytics while Protecting Individual Privacy using Data De-identification

Join Khaled El Emam, a world-renowned expert in statistical de-identification and re-identification risk, and one of only a handful of individual experts in North America known to be qualified to certify the anonymization of Protected Health Information (PHI) under the HIPAA Privacy Rule.

In this session Khaled will present two case studies where he ...

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Strata Rx 2013: “Where Big Data Meets Healthcare” — O’Reilly Media

rx2013_header_logo“Discover how data experts are successfully using big data to improve patient outcomes, realize significant cost savings, do research that points to entirely new products and markets, and solve some of their most pressing healthcare data problems – and how to apply what they’ve learned to your organization.” — Strata Rx 2013

“Big Data is transforming and disrupting healthcare. The challenges and opportunities of this disruption are immense and exciting. “ — O’Reilly ...

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Privacy Analytics Simultaneously Announces New Brand & PARAT Software V5.2

August 26, Ottawa, ON – Privacy Analytics, the world’s foremost leader of data anonymization solutions, today unveiled its new global brand, which delivers increased functionality to its web presence, communications, and client experience—additional educational materials will be launched as early as September 2013. Simultaneously, Privacy Analytics will release the latest version of its flagship software: PARAT V5.2. The dual launch coincides with the company’s increasing success in the data anonymization market.

The push to expand its communications platform has come at ...

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Our New Communications Platform

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new communications platform, which includes our new highly functional website.

“We are thrilled with the rebranding and redesign of Privacy Analytics’ communications platform,” said Wendy Bissonnette, Director of Marketing. “Our new website’s functionality makes it a dynamic resource for privacy and compliance officers and others who need data anonymization solutions and services. We can now showcase our PARAT software, which generates HIPAA compliant data sets, helping our clients meet the HIPAA Privacy Rule ...

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Guide to the De-Identification of Personal Health Information Available for Shipping and in Kindle Now

Now available from Amazon in Hard Cover and Kindle

Review

“By arguing persuasively for the use of de-identification as a privacy-enhancing tool, and setting out a practical methodology for the use of de-identification techniques and re-identification risk measurement tools, this book provides a valuable and much needed resource for all data custodians who use or disclose personal health information for secondary purposes. Doubly enabling, privacy-enhancing tools like these, that embrace privacy by design, will ensure ...

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Khaled El Emam Author’s Bio

Khaled_el_emamDr. Khaled El
Emam is the Founder and CEO of Privacy Analytics, Inc. He is also an Associate
Professor at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, a senior
investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute,
and a Canada Research Chair in Electronic Health Information at the University
of Ottawa. His main area of research is ...

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