OHDSI Digest – August 14th, 2017

OHDSI MEETINGS THIS WEEK
OHDSI Community Call – Tuesday at 12pm ET
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=M59X2V1U61WC9ASID2Z5N3UT95-D1JL&rnd=811649.98682
US TOLL: +1-415-655-0001
Meeting Number: 199 982 907

Pharmacovigilance evidence investigation workgroup touch point call – Wednesday at 9am ET
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/530277469
Call in: +1 (224) 501-3217
Access Code: 530-277-469

Population-Level Estimation (Western hemisphere) workgroup meeting – Thursday at 12pm ET
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=M3T9BZV9RSB6YNDM8WDDZMI19D-D1JL&occurrenceID=1501776000000

Patient-level prediction (Eastern hemisphere) workgroup meeting – Wednesday at 3pm Hong Kong/Taiwan time
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/9729176611

Hadoop WG meeting – Friday at 11am ET
WebEx: http://cloudera.webex.com/meet/sdolley

GIS working group meeting – Monday (August 21st) 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

ANNOUNCEMENTS
OHDSI in China – The China WG will be meeting on August 21st in Hangzhou, China (during MedInfo). More details: http://www.ohdsi.org/web/wiki/doku.php?id=projects:workgroups:china-wg

2017 OHDSI Symposium Registration – Registration for the 2017 OHDSI symposium is now open! Please register here: https://www.ohdsi.org/symposium-registration/
PLEASE NOTE: Registration is for the main symposium only (set to take place on October 18th). Registration for tutorials (set to take place on October 19-20th) is separate.

2017 OHDSI Tutorials Registration – Registration for OHDSI tutorials is now open! Information about each tutorial, including topics covered, faculty and prerequisites can be found here: https://www.ohdsi.org/about-event-tutorials/
Register here: https://www.ohdsi.org/tutorial-registration/

Call for Sponsorship – To fund the 2017 symposium we need to raise $200K to cover operating costs of venue rental, lunch, audio/visuals and recordings fees. We’re reaching out to the entire community for sponsors who want to support this important event and allow us to build upon the success of past symposia. More details: http://forums.ohdsi.org/t/ohdsi-symposium-2017-call-for-sponsorship/2730?u=maurabeaton

Updating OHDSI.org – Over the next couple months we’ll be updating collaborator profiles and our data network list. If you have updates you’d like made to your OHDSI profile, or have updated information about your database, please email beaton@ohdsi.org with the changes.

Myths which are believed in tend to become true.
– George Orwell

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS
Channeling in the Use of Nonprescription Paracetamol and Ibuprofen in an Electronic Medical Records Database: Evidence and Implications
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40264-017-0581-7

Quality of Meta-Analyses for Randomized Trials in the Field of Hypertension: an Updated and Improved Systematic Review
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11906-017-0765-7

Extracting information from free-text electronic patient records to identify practice-based evidence of the performance of coronary stents.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28800599

Combining evidence from multiple electronic health care databases: performances of one-stage and two-stage meta-analysis in matched case-control studies.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28799196

Serum exosomal protein profiling for the non-invasive detection of cardiac allograft rejection.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28789823

Comparing lagged linear correlation, lagged regression, Granger causality, and vector autoregression for uncovering associations in EHR data.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28269874

New insights into highly potent tyrosinase inhibitors based on 3-heteroarylcoumarins: Anti-melanogenesis and antioxidant activities, and computational molecular modeling studies.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28189394

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