OHDSI Digest – June 5th, 2017

OHDSI MEETINGS THIS WEEK
CDM and Vocabulary Development WG Meeting – Tuesday at 1pmET
http://www.ohdsi.org/web/wiki/doku.php?id=projects:workgroups:cdm-wg

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

Population-Level Estimation (Western hemisphere) WG Meeting – Wednesday at 12pm ET
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=M6WE9AOKFETH2VEFPVCZWWBIT0-D1JL&rnd=479368.763622

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS
2017 OHDSI Symposium – The date and location for the 2017 OHDSI Symposium has been confirmed! This year’s symposium will take place on Wednesday, October 18th at the Bethesda North Marriott. Full-day tutorial sessions will take place on October 19-20th. Registration will open tomorrow, June 6th.

Call for Sponsorship – Currently we’ve raised $87K in sponsorship funds and are almost halfway to our goal of $200K. To reach this goal, we’re reaching out to the entire community for sponsors 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

Engagement Opportunity – i2b2/tranSMART is looking to work with OHDSI collaborators to further support OMOP interoperability. Contact Kristin Feeney for more details.

Wisdom begins in wonder.
– Socrates

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS
Developing a framework for digital objects in the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) commons: Report from the Commons Framework Pilots workshop
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1532046417301016

smartAPI: Towards a More Intelligent Network of Web APIs
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-58451-5_11

The Power of the Case Narrative – Can it be Brought to Bear on Duplicate Detection?
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40264-017-0548-8

Journal:Ten simple rules to enable multi-site collaborations through data sharing
https://www.limswiki.org/index.php/Journal:Ten_simple_rules_to_enable_multi-site_collaborations_through_data_sharing

Evidence appraisal: a scoping review, conceptual framework, and research agenda
https://academic.oup.com/jamia/article/3852310

What We Need to Prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28523204

Renal Protective Effect of DPP-4 Inhibitors in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients: A Cohort Study.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28119930

Cancer quantification from data mining to artificial intelligence.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28552131

Advantages of involving patients in the guidelines development
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27283437

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