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IMS Health Acquires Privacy Analytics, Advancing Real-World Evidence Technology to Drive R&D and Commercial Performance

Congratulations to Dr. Khaled El Emam, senior scientist at CHEO and professor, University of Ottawa
OTTAWA, ON - May 25, 2016 - The Electronic Health Information Laboratory (EHIL) based at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute is home base for a research program devoted to facilitating the sharing of electronic health information for secondary purposes while protecting the privacy of patients and the identity of providers. EHIL develops technology to facilitate health data sharing, including de-identification methods and secure computation methods to allow surveillance and analysis without compromising privacy.

EHIL started Privacy Analytics Inc. nine years ago to commercialize the de-identification methods and software derived from research at CHEO. Today, IMS Health announced its acquisition of Privacy Analytics [read more…]
This is a commercialization success story based on CHEO research with University of Ottawa support. Congratulations to all parties involved!
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