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Health and care data are incredibly valuable for research and planning but protecting people’s privacy is just as important. De-identifying records means we can use the data safely and data can only be linked where authorised.
Whilst protecting identifiable data and controlling the linking of data sets, the central De-ID solution also enables improved linkage across data sources. This maximises the value of the data and enriches analysis by providing a more complete picture of health and care data.
- protects privacy and ensure compliance with legislation
- enables better data linkage without using identifiable information
- safely provides useful data for better analysis.
The Data Access Environment (DAE) is the secure way users can remotely access better linked information and ensures the right person, with the right permissions gets the right data, in accordance with their Data Sharing Agreement (DSA).
Master Person Service (MPS) is an enhanced patient-matching algorithm that increases the number of linkable records where incomplete records have been submitted.
We are developing our data processing services to transform how we collect, process and use data to improve health and care.
Privitar Helps NHS Digital improve health data use and protect patient privacy with AWS.