PhysioNet/CinC Challenge 2015

News from: Reducing False Arrhythmia Alarms in the ICU - The PhysioNet Computing in Cardiology Challenge 2015 v1.0.0.

Feb. 15, 2015

The PhysioNet/Computing in Cardiology Challenge 2015 is now open. This year's challenge is 'Reducing False Arrhythmia Alarms in the ICU'. False alarms in the ICU can lead to a disruption of care, impacting both the patient and the clinical staff through noise disturbances, desensitization to warnings and slowing of response times, leading to decreased quality of care. To address this issue, competitors are challenged to devise a method of processing all the available data to reduce false alarms with minimal or no effect on true (vital) alarms.

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