Detailed De-identification Guidance
UMass Medical School follows the Safe Harbor requirements identified in the Health & Human Services HIPAA link below.
UMMS IT is bolstering its de-identification tool services. Presently, Data Masker is licensed and approved for de-identifying SQL and Oracle databases. More information will be forthcoming regarding exactly how to leverage the tool.
In the meantime, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like additional information regarding Data Masker.
Manual data and open source de-identification methods may also be used as long as they follow the Safe Harbor requirements and processes outlined by HHS. Please reach out to email@example.com if you have additional questions.