OHDSI Digest – June 26th, 2017

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

Population-Level Estimation (Eastern hemisphere) WG Meeting – Wednesday at 3pm Hong Kong time
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/meetings/join?uuid=M6WE9AOKFETH2VEFPVCZWWBIT0-D1JL

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
Hadoop Hack-A-Thon – Our first Hadoop Hack-A-Thon is taking place this week (June 28-29th) at QuintilesIMS. Details, including travel and accommodation, are available here: https://www.ohdsi.org/events/hadoop-hack-a-thon/

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

 The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
– Mark Twain

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS
Predicting Biomedical Metadata in CEDAR: a Study of Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO).
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28625880

Antibiotic Use in Children – A Cross-National Analysis of 6 Countries.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28012694

Using Rich Data on Comorbidities in Case-Control Study Design with Electronic Health Record Data Improves Control of Confounding in the Detection of Adverse Drug Reactions.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27716785

Update on Incidence of Herpes Zoster Among Children and Adolescents After Implementation of Varicella Vaccination, Antelope Valley, CA, 2000 to 2010.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27622686

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