OHDSI Digest – August 28th, 2017

OHDSI MEETINGS THIS WEEK
OHDSI Community Call – Tuesday at 12pm ET
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=M59X2V1U61WC9ASID2Z5N3UT95-D1JL&rnd=811649.986823
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&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

ANNOUNCEMENTS
OHDSI Symposium Collaborator Showcase – The deadline to submit abstracts for this year’s collaborator showcase is fast approaching! Be sure to submit your abstract by Wednesday, August 30th. More details: https://www.ohdsi.org/submission-guidelines/

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 – If you haven’t yet registered for the 2017 OHDSI tutorials we recommend you do so soon as registration will close shortly:
https://www.ohdsi.org/tutorial-registration/
PLEASE NOTE: Completing the registration form does not guarantee attendance. Seating is limited, therefore tutorial faculty will be selecting the final attendee list. Attendees will be notified of there acceptance on September 5th,
Information about faculty and prerequisites can be found here: https://www.ohdsi.org/about-event-tutorials/

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.

 

It takes a long time to become young.

– Pablo Picasso

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS
A method for data-driven exploration to pinpoint key features in medical data and facilitate expert review
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pds.4285/full

Procedure Prediction from Symbolic Electronic Health Records via Time Intervals Analytics
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1532046417301788

Correlating Lab Test Results in Clinical Notes with Structured Lab Data: A Case Study in HbA1c and Glucose
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5543347/

Discovering associations between adverse drug events using pattern structures and ontologies
https://jbiomedsem.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13326-017-0137-x

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