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Khaled El Emam

Khaled El Emam
Canada Research Chair in Electronic Health Information, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario - Research Institute & University of Ottawa

Website | @kelemam

Dr. Khaled El Emam is an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, a senior investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, and a Canada Research Chair in Electronic Health Information at the University of Ottawa. His main area of research is developing techniques for health data anonymization and secure disease surveillance for public health purposes. Previously Khaled was a Senior Research Officer at the National Research Council of Canada, and prior to that he was head of the Quantitative Methods Group at the Fraunhofer Institute in Kaiserslautern, Germany. He has co-founded two companies to commercialize the results of his research work. In 2003 and 2004, he was ranked as the top systems and software engineering scholar worldwide by the Journal of Systems and Software based on his research on measurement and quality evaluation and improvement, and ranked second in 2002 and 2005. He holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Electrical and Electronics, King’s College, at the University of London (UK).

Sessions

Data Liquidity Salon G
Workshop Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops on Wednesday.
Nathalie Holmes (Privacy Analytics, Inc.), Khaled El Emam (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario - Research Institute & University of Ottawa)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
This session will look at the risks and opportunities facing organizations in this "Big Data" age. It will also discuss the requirements for protecting privacy, identify a de-identification maturity model that can be used to assist organizations in the process of either evaluating a new de-identification methodology or their existing methodology. Read more.
Data Liquidity Salon F
Khaled El Emam (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario - Research Institute & University of Ottawa)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
We will present two case studies where we conducted an analysis of the privacy implications associated with sharing health data. We will look at the State of Louisiana and Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Preventative Medicine’s World Trade Center First Responder Registry how the de-identified data can be used to accelerate research and to provide open data for innovation. Read more.
Table D
Khaled El Emam (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario - Research Institute & University of Ottawa)
If you would like to know more about conducting analytics on health data and protecting individual privacy under the HIPAA Privacy Rule De-identification Standards, stop by to speak with Khaled. Read more.

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