If a patient does not wish to have the DermEngine system use their de-identified information to tailor its features and enhance smart tools that may be used by yourself or other medical professionals, they have the opportunity to opt out at any time. However, your patient is always welcome to opt back in by filling out the form found here.
If your patient is reconsidering their choice, it is important to emphasize that any data utilized by DermEngine's intelligent tools will remain secure and de-identified, which means that all identifiable information such as name, date of birth, health ID number, and email have been removed.
By allowing their de-identified data be used to anonymously train our artificial intelligence algorithms, your patients are actively contributing to enhanced clinical decision support tools for improved care over time for not only themselves, but patients around the world. As one of the most treatable forms of cancer, it’s essential medical professionals utilize the most advanced and effective tools for the early detection of skin cancer for optimized care outcomes.