Has Anyone Ever Actually Been Harmed Because of a Breach of Properly De-Identified Health Research Data?


Dr. Earle will describe the development of a new program to release administrative data for cancer health services research in Ontario, Canada: The Ontario Cancer Data Linkage Project (’cd-link’). In the course of the discussion he will address the privacy risks associated with such data and techniques to mitigate them.

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1275 York Avenue
Room M-107


Craig Earle, MD
Program Leader, Health Services Research
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre