Development and evaluation of a de-identification procedure for a case register sourced from mental health electronic records

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BACKGROUND Electronic health records (EHRs) provide enormous potential for health research but also present data governance challenges. Ensuring de-identification is a pre-requisite for use of EHR data without prior consent. The South London and Maudsley NHS Trust (SLaM), one of the largest secondary mental healthcare providers in Europe, has developed… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6947-13-71

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