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OIS Dept.'s Motiwalla Speaks at Conference

Professor Talks about NIH Data-Masking Project

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Manning School of Business Prof. Luvai Motiwalla of the Operations and Information Systems department was a featured speaker at the recent Medical Informatics World Conference in Boston. 

Participating in the conference’s information security and privacy in healthcare track, Motiwalla delivered a talk about a National Institutes of Health-funded project to develop data-masking technology to protect patient confidentiality while providing useful health-care data to researchers for analysis. Motiwalla is on a team of researchers at UMass Lowell and UMass Medical School working on the data-masking project

The Medical Informatics World Conference was held on April 28-29, 2014 in Boston and brought together more than 350 senior-level executives and industry leaders representing such fields as healthcare, biomedical sciences, health informatics, and information technology.