OHDSI Digest – February 26th, 2018

OHDSI MEETINGS THIS WEEK
OHDSI Community Call – Tuesday at 12pm ET
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=M59X2V1U61WC9ASID2Z5N3UT95-D1JL&rnd=811649.9868221
US TOLL: +1-415-655-0001
Meeting Number: 199 982 907

Population-Level Estimation (Western hemisphere) workgroup meeting – Thursday at 12pm ET
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=M3T9BZV9RSB6YNDM8WDDZMI19D-D1JL&rnd=229240.54296

Hadoop WG meeting – Friday at 11am ET
https://meet.lync.com/quintiles-quintilesims/mui.vanzandt/R8V4N3S9
Call in Number: 1-646-838-2458
Attendee access code: 75630528

GIS working group meeting – Monday (March 5th) at 10am ET
https://tufts.webex.com/mw3200/mywebex/default.do?service=1&siteurl=tufts&nomenu=true&main_url=%2Fmc3200%2Fe.do%3Fsiteurl%3Dtufts%26AT%3DMI%26EventID%3D562301137%26UID%3D528546812%26Host%3DQUhTSwAAAAT_EHuT3Ok-zHVhY1-kVGh78TH62dPsFk0x99qz1E9039sh_Eiepw8CoZeIF2SfnopQ8oAZaLN9PkzIZovRf2kV0%26FrameSet%3D2%26MTID%3Dm243d8e9a9c6c2d42d5182aeb5d30efdb
Meeting Number: 735 317 239
Password: gaia

ANNOUNCEMENTS
2018 OHDSI Symposium Collaborator showcase
Back by popular demand, the collaborator showcase will be part of the 2018 OHDSI Symposium, set to take place on September 18th at the Bethesda North Marriott! Once again we’ll be inviting collaborators to participate in the collaborator showcase by submitting abstracts to give poster presentations, software demonstrations or oral presentations. More details coming soon!

2018 OHDSI F2F: Sign-up for a spot now! https://www.ohdsi.org/events/2018-ohdsi-face-to-face/
PLEASE NOTE: Seating for this event is very limited and completion of the sign-up form does not guarantee you a spot at the meeting. Registration requests can be submitted until March 16th, after that date each request will be reviewed by the OHDSI leadership team and an email confirming attendance will be sent to selected participants on March 23rd. Also, this is a working meeting. All in attendance are expected to participate in discussions and contribute their knowledge and skills to each session they attend.

OHDSI China Hack-a-thon – SAVE THE DATE Mark your calendars! The OHDSI China Hack-a-thon is officially set to take place on May 18th – 20th in Shanghai. More details to be posted soon.

Giving back involves a certain amount of giving up.
– Colin Powell

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS
Healthcare improvement measures in risk management and patient satisfaction.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29462415

Formalizing drug indications on the road to therapeutic intent.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29016968

Improvements scale-up and rapid response systems in the hospitals.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29444249

Evidence appraisal: a scoping review, conceptual framework, and research agenda.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28541552

A longitudinal analysis of data quality in a large pediatric data research network.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28398525

Precision Medicine at Georgia Tech: Introduction to the Health Data Analytics Platform
https://smartech.gatech.edu/handle/1853/59350

Inferring pregnancy episodes and outcomes within a network of observational databases
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0192033

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