Discussing the extreme wide variety of date/time formats used by individuals and systems, even inside one single institution. Also touches on a lesser known topic of different types of whitespace occasionally used in dates to prevent line wrapping from breaking up a date value.… Read More Report Anonymization: Date formats and whitespaces
Explores different approaches for converting Rich Text Format (RTF) radiology reports to plain text for the purposes of anonymization, natural language processing (NLP) and more.… Read More Report Anonymization: Rich Text Format (RTF)
This post compares off the shelf DICOM anonymization tools like DicomCleaner, CTP, PyDicom/died and more for a project with 480,000 chest X-ray images. The discussion includes the requirements for the right tool, and a pro/con style analysis of each tool included in this comparison.… Read More A comparison of DICOM anonymization tools
I would like to welcome all readers to our humble new blog. We are always working on cool and interesting projects, we can’t wait to share some of what we discover, create or even stumble upon in the process. Please note the GitHub link above, where we will, occasionally, provide open-source code as well. Stay… Read More Welcome to our blog!