The eICU Collaborative Research Database is made available largely through the work of Philips Healthcare and collaborators at MIT Laboratory for Computational Physiology. If you use the data, code or algorithms, please provide a citation to this project.

eICU Collaborative Research Database citation

If you use the eICU Collaborative Research Database in your work, please cite the following paper:

The eICU Collaborative Research Database, a freely available multi-center database for critical care research. Pollard TJ, Johnson AEW, Raffa JD, Celi LA, Mark RG and Badawi O. Scientific Data (2018). DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2018.178. Available at:

Ethical approval

The database is released under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) safe harbor provision. The re-identification risk was certified as meeting safe harbor standards by Privacert (Cambridge, MA) (HIPAA Certification no. 1031219-2).

Research groups

eICU-CRD v1.0 documentation