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Can you still see me? Robust strategies for anonymisation and sharing of images and other digital information 11 Nov 2016

The learning outcomes of this video is to:
  • Review the importance of data sharing for clinical, research and quality assurance purposes.
  • Explore the role of anonymisation as a key tool to legitimately share potentially sensitive information in line with data protection legislation.
  • Appreciate the difference between anonymisation and pseudonymisation and which approach may be more appropriate in different scenarios.
  • Understand the challenges of anonymisation, particularly the pitfalls which may compromise any anonymisation exercises.
  • Explore the tools readily available to successfully anonymise datasets and understand where to seek advice when unsure of the best tool to use.
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Duration:61 mins

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Dr Andrew Reilly

Dr Andrew Reilly is Head of Medical Physics at Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry. Throughout his career he has supported the clinical use and development of radiotherapy imaging technologies and worked towards improved systems integration. He has a particular interest in bridging the gap between different imaging disciplines and optimising imaging across the radiotherapy process. He is founder of the IQWorks project, leads the Radiotherapy Imaging User Group and provided physics support under the national NRIG mentoring programme for IGRT implementation. Andrew served as Chairman of the BIR Radiation Physics and Dosimetry Committee until 2009, was a member of BIR Council from 2010 to 2013, represented the BIR on the DH Medical Physics Expert working group and currently chairs the BIR Informatics and Clinical Intelligence special interest group