Protective Manipulation

Sub-string De-Identification Functions

String manipulation is yet another way to de-identify personally identifiable information (PII) or protected health information (PHI).


IRI FieldShield provides simple access to field-level functions that manipulate columns in database or file sources. Available functions in this GUI dialog support string 'find and replace', repositioning, trimming, and/or the use of INSTR information:

Note that depending on the function and its use, the result of your manipulation(s) may or may not be reversible or compliant.