Posted on Tue 22 September 2015 in ml, data-exploration • Tagged with health


The MIMIC II database demo is a subset of 4,000 (of over 32,000) patients from the MIMIC II database. These data are located here: http://physionet.org/mimic2/demo/.

No living patients are included in the demo subset (although many of these patients lived for up to several years followingi their ICU admissions documented in this data set). Although these data are exempt from HIPAA requirements for protecting health information of living individuals, the data have been very carefully deidentified, and we have removed free-text notes and reports as a further measure to reduce the possibility of disclosing information that might be used to identify these patients.

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