15 Open Datasets for Healthcare

ODSC - Open Data Science
4 min readJul 26, 2019

Machine Learning is exploding into the world of healthcare. When we talk about the ways ML will revolutionize certain fields, healthcare is always one of the top areas seeing huge strides, thanks to the processing and learning power of machines. There’s a good chance you either are or will soon be employed in the healthcare field. A while back, I wrote a list of 25 excellent open datasets for ML and included healthdata.gov and MIMIC Critical Care Database. Here are 15 more excellent datasets specifically for healthcare.

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General and Public Health:

WHO: Provides datasets based on global health priorities. The organization includes easy search and provides insights for topics along with the datasets.

CDC: Use this for US-specific public health. The CDC maintains WONDER (Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiological Research) and sets are…



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