Frequently Asked Questions

1. Does the OpenDeID corpus contain real patient identifiers? 

2. Can I use existing patient consent for data access? 

3. Can I share the OpenDeID corpus with collaborators? 

4. How are the surrogates generated? 

We encourage you to explore the following publications for a comprehensive understanding of surrogate generation:  

5. How does the OpenDeID corpus ensure patient privacy? 

6. Does the OpenDeID corpus focus on a specific type of pathology report?  

    7. Is ethics approval required to access the OpenDeID corpus? If so, what is the turnaround time?