SyntheaTM is a Synthetic Patient Population Simulator. The goal is to output synthetic, realistic (but not real), patient data and associated health records in a variety of formats.
Read our wiki for more information.
Currently, SyntheaTM features:
- Birth to Death Lifecycle
- Configuration-based statistics and demographics (defaults with Massachusetts Census data)
- Modular Rule System
- Drop in Generic Modules
- Custom Java rules modules for additional capabilities
- Primary Care Encounters, Emergency Room Encounters, and Symptom-Driven Encounters
- Conditions, Allergies, Medications, Vaccinations, Observations/Vitals, Labs, Procedures, CarePlans
- FHIR (STU3 v3.0.1, DSTU2 v1.0.2 and R4)
- Rendering Rules and Disease Modules with Graphviz
System Requirements: SyntheaTM requires Java 1.8 or above.
To clone the SyntheaTM repo, then build and run the test suite:
git clone https://github.com/synthetichealth/synthea.git cd synthea ./gradlew build check test
Generate Synthetic Patients
Generating the population one at a time...
Command-line arguments may be provided to specify a state, city, population size, or seed for randomization.
run_synthea [-s seed] [-p populationSize] [-m moduleFilter] [state [city]]
run_synthea Alaska Juneau
run_synthea -s 12345
run_synthea -p 1000
run_synthea -s 987 Washington Seattle
run_synthea -s 21 -p 100 Utah "Salt Lake City"
run_synthea -m metabolic*
Some settings can be changed in
SyntheaTM will output patient records in C-CDA and FHIR formats in
Generate graphical visualizations of SyntheaTM rules and modules.
Concepts and Attributes
Generate a list of concepts (used in the records) or attributes (variables on each patient).
./gradlew concepts ./gradlew attributes
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