UNESCO Chair in Bioethics

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  • Bioethics and Law Observatory
  • UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
  • University of Barcelona
  • Ave. Diagonal 684,
    Faculty of Law
  • 08034 Barcelona
  • Tel. (+34) 93 403 45 46
  • obd.ub@ub.edu

"Preserving Patient Confidentiality as Data Grow Implications of the Ability to Reidentify Physical Activity Data"

JAMA Network open

Individual information has the potential to be individually identifying information. In their article, Na et al1 demonstrate the potential for activity data collected by commercially available smartwatches, smartphones, and fitness trackers to contribute to probabilistic reidentification of research participants.