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Detailed De-identification Guidance

UMass Chan Medical School follows the Safe Harbor requirements identified in the Health & Human Services HIPAA link below.

UMass Chan 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 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 if you have additional questions.