MIMIC-III, a freely accessible critical care database

Sci Data. 2016 May 24:3:160035. doi: 10.1038/sdata.2016.35.


MIMIC-III ('Medical Information Mart for Intensive Care') is a large, single-center database comprising information relating to patients admitted to critical care units at a large tertiary care hospital. Data includes vital signs, medications, laboratory measurements, observations and notes charted by care providers, fluid balance, procedure codes, diagnostic codes, imaging reports, hospital length of stay, survival data, and more. The database supports applications including academic and industrial research, quality improvement initiatives, and higher education coursework.

Publication types

  • Dataset
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Critical Care*
  • Databases, Factual*
  • Humans
  • Intensive Care Units
  • Tertiary Care Centers