I have just posted on the topic of Radiology report anonymization over the “Institute for Better Health – Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence” blog. Please follow the link below to read it.
Report Anonymization: Date formats and whitespaces
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.