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DATA JOURNALISM

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL DEVICES DATABASE

New Database Tracks Faulty Medical Devices Across The Globe

The International Medical Devices Database empowers patients, doctors and regulators with unprecedented knowledge.

Our data team are looking for people to test our latest collaborative journalism tool: Datashare.

Part two of a three-part series: Here are a few tips on how to navigate the networks and extract all the information you can out of ICIJ’s Offshore Leaks Database.

Trump told voters he would put “America First.” But surrounding him are associates who have used tax havens to conduct business.

Data journalism

About the Solitary Voices Data
Emilia Díaz-Struck and Karrie Kehoe · May 21, 2019

ICIJ’s data analysis for the Solitary Voices investigation is based on a review of more than 8,400 solitary confinement incident reports.

How US immigration authorities use solitary confinement
Antonio Cucho and Karrie Kehoe · May 20, 2019

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists analyzed more than 8,400 records describing the placement of immigrant detainees in solitary confinement in facilities operated by U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE).

The International Medical Devices Database now covers 26 countries
Emilia Díaz-Struck and Amy Wilson-Chapman · May 15, 2019

Fresh recall and alert records from seven new countries and one territory have been added to the International Medical Devices Database.

Lessons from Inside the Implant Files
Ben Hallman and Emilia Díaz-Struck · May 6, 2019

We only scratched the surface when it came to analyzing medical device data. We want other journalists to build on our reporting. Here are some lessons we learned along the way.

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Us Crack More Panama Papers Stories
Marina Walker Guevara · March 25, 2019

A new partnership between journalists and machine learning scientists aims to enhance the investigative reporting process. Here’s what we learned so far.

Tallying Panama Papers Impact, One Change At A Time
Ben Hallman · March 15, 2019

The Panama Papers offers “compelling evidence” of the global impact of investigative journalism, according to a new study by the Reuters Institute at Oxford University.

New countries, new languages added to the International Medical Devices Database
Delphine Reuter · February 27, 2019

Medical device recall and safety data from five new countries have been added to database, boosting the total number of records to more than 90,000.

Video: How To Search The International Medical Devices Database
Razzan Nakhlawi and Emilia Díaz-Struck · February 27, 2019

Medical device recall and safety data from five new countries have been added to database, boosting the total number of records to more than 90,000.

How ICIJ Used Machine Learning Algorithms To Help Find Medical Device Issues
Emilia Díaz-Struck and Rigoberto Carvajal · December 19, 2018

Using algorithms and careful analysis, ICIJ screened millions of records and found cases where patients had died, but the incident hadn’t been reported as a death.

The International Medical Device Database grows as ICIJ adds two more countries
Emilia Díaz-Struck and Amy Wilson-Chapman · December 19, 2018

Readers can now search more than 76,000 records relating to medical devices in 13 countries.

About The Implant Files Investigation
Fergus Shiel · November 25, 2018

The Implant Files is a global investigation that tracks the harm caused by medical devices that have been tested inadequately or not at all.

Tax wars, follow-up investigations and who was actually in the Paradise Papers?
Will Fitzgibbon, Scilla Alecci, Sasha Chavkin and 2 more · November 5, 2018

We answer your questions relating to our 2017 investigation.

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