OHDSI Digest – July 24th 2017

OHDSI MEETINGS THIS WEEK
Pharmacovigilance evidence investigation workgroup meeting – Wednesday at 9am ET
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/530277469

Population-Level Estimation (Eastern hemisphere) workgroup meeting – Wednesday at 3pm Hong Kong time
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=M6WE9AOKFETH2VEFPVCZWWBIT0-D1JL&rnd=345959.95335

Patient-level prediction (Western hemisphere) workgroup meeting – Wednesday at 12pm ET
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/9729176611

Architecture WG meeting – Thursday at 1pm ET
Webex: https://jjconferencing.webex.com/mw3000/mywebex/default.do?service=1&main_url=%2Fmc3000%2Fe.do%3Fsiteurl%3Djjconferencing%26AT%3DMI%26EventID%3D283835502%26MTID%3Dmb7e839a762fbdaab0608f27500679223%26Host%3DQUhTSwAAAASTOYBxx2KWYTIL7ZSgHgHJoIHctjgxp8k5mgqAEPo2a1ESa12-8hjAVWbZznuDt96ugkT31G8sY5iSWLRwSwhI0%26FrameSet%3D2&siteurl=jjconferencing&nomenu=true

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/

2017 OHDSI Symposium Accommodation – This year’s symposium will take place at the Bethesda North Marriott, just outside Washington DC. If you’d like to stay at the Marriott during the symposium we suggest booking your stay as soon as possible. October is a busy month in DC.
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasbn-bethesda-north-marriott-hotel-and-conference-center/
Possible discounted rate: For details about getting a lower room rate at the Marriott, check out Kristin Feeney’s forum post: http://forums.ohdsi.org/t/2017-ohdsi-symposium-resources-for-hotel-bookings/3040

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.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
– Leonardo da Vinci

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS
Risk of angioedema associated with levetiracetam compared with phenytoin: Findings of the observational health data sciences and informatics research network
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/epi.13828/full

Learning Effective Treatment Pathways for Type-2 Diabetes from a clinical data warehouse.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28269963

Formalizing drug indications on the road to therapeutic intent
https://academic.oup.com/jamia/article/doi/10.1093/jamia/ocx064/3977928/Formalizing-drug-indications-on-the-road-to

The novel use of an Extreme learning machines for clinical decision support systems.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28734532

The Concomitant Association of Thyroid Disorders and Myasthenia Gravis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28729915

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