This work was supported by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) (grant number R01 EB001659). We also acknowledge contributions by Philips Healthcare and the National Library of Medicine. The content of this document is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NLM, the NIBIB, the NIH or Philips Medical Systems.
Of course, this database could never had come into existence without the hard work of all the students, staff and faculty. The MIMIC II database is a collective effort driven by several individuals guided by Professor Roger Mark from the Laboratory for Computational Physiology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Many research collaborators were and are directly involved in the constant evolution of the database, including: Omar Abdala, Anton Aboukhalil, Tiffany Chen, Gari Clifford, Anagha Deshame, Margaret Douglass, Thomas Heldt, Isaac Henry, Caleb Hug, Brian Janz, Sherman Jia, Tin Kyaw, Li-Wei Lehman, Bill Long, Qiao Li, Christine Lieu, Atul Malhotra, Benjamin Moody, George Moody, Ishna Neamatullah, Tushar Parlikar, Andrew Reisner, Ali Saeed, Mohammed Saeed, Daniel Scott, Dewang Shavdia, James Sun, Peter Szolovits, Danny Talmor, George Verghese, Mauricio Villarroel and Wei Zong.
Several individuals made possible the data collection infrastructure, including Brian Gross, KP Lee, Larry Nielsen and Greg Raber from Philips Healthcare (Andover, MA) and Philips Research of North America, and John Halamka, Larry Markson, Larry Nathanson and Lu Shen from Harvard Medical School and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. We also would like to thank numerous other collaborators at MIT, Harvard, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Philips Research and our advisory committee: James B. Bassingthwaighte, Reed Gardner, Clement McDonald and Michael Shabot.