OHDSI Digest – July 18th, 2016

Patient Visualization Work Group Meeting – Tuesday at 2pm ET
– Webex: https://jjconferencing.webex.com/mw0401lsp13/mywebex/default.do?service=1&main_url=%2Fmc0901lsp13%2Fe.do%3Fsiteurl%3Djjconferencing%26AT%3DMI%26EventID%3D386219722%26MTID%3Dmcad14cd8ab3f94c3de90668079be00a5%26Host%3DQUhTSwAAAAI1biuIj-1Atqgne4Ri-lVqG4mXenNij5b5Cvdm5LQpsAkL0pCgoUhMSFUC4_0jGxlpU8UgZN4R45in4DiJQORj0%26FrameSet%3D2&siteurl=jjconferencing&nomenu=true
– Teleconference: 1-877-5659999 (US)
– Access code: 881 735 36

OHDSI Symposium 2016 – REGISTER NOW!
Mark your calendars! The second annual OHDSI Symposium will take place on Friday, September 23rd 2016 at the Washington Hilton in Washington DC. We have a strict cap of 300 participants which we’re fast approach. If you plan to attend the symposium, register ASAP:

OHDSI Symposium 2016 – Tutorial registration now open
Tutorial sessions will take place on Saturday, September 24th at the Washington Hilton. There will be 4 half-day tutorials offered and one full-day tutorial. To register for sessions, you must complete a registration form which can be found at the bottom of each link below:

Morning tutorials (8am-12pm) :
Common Data Model & Extract-Transform-Load (ETL)
Standardized Vocabularies

Afternoon tutorials (1-5pm) :
Cohort Definitions
OHDSI Technology Stack

Full-day tutorial (8am-5pm) :
Population-level Estimation for Medical Product Safety Surveillance and Comparative Effectiveness Research

Please note that space for each session is very limited. Completion of the registration form does not guarantee you a space in the class. A final attendee list will be determined by tutorial faculty.

The deadline to register is 5pm Friday, July 29th. Selected attendees will be notified in early August.

Improving quality of care and patient safety as a priority

Association Between Trauma Center Type and Mortality Among Injured Adolescent Patients.

Normalizing acronyms and abbreviations to aid patient understanding of clinical texts: ShARe/CLEF eHealth Challenge 2013, Task 2.