Dr. Xiaoqian Jiang: Sensitive Data Detection with High-Throughput Machine Learning Models in Electronic Health Records

B2AI Discussion Forum on Emerging ELSI Issues

Dr. Xiaoqian Jiang

Xiaoqian Jiang

December 5, 2023

Xiaoqian Jiang | December 5, 2023

Every month, the Bridge Center will invite a speaker to participate in a monthly speaker series related to ethical issues in biomedical research. 

December 2023

This month, Dr. Jiang explored how a groundbreaking discovery was utilized to generate 30 metadata-based features through machine learning for the automatic detection of PHI fields in structured Electronic Health Record (EHR) data. The model, trained on diverse EHR databases, attained an impressive 99% accuracy in identifying PHI-related fields for unseen datasets, presenting significant implications for industries dealing with sensitive data.You can find a recording to his talk here.