OHDSI Digest – March 12th, 2018

OHDSI MEETINGS THIS WEEK
OHDSI Community Call – Tuesday at 12pm ET (5pm CET)
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=M59X2V1U61WC9ASID2Z5N3UT95-D1JL&rnd=811649.98682213
US TOLL: +1-415-655-0001
Meeting Number: 199 982 907

Population-Level Estimation (Western hemisphere) workgroup meeting – Thursday at 12pm ET (5pm CET)
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=M3T9BZV9RSB6YNDM8WDDZMI19D-D1JL&rnd=229240.54296

Hadoop WG meeting – Friday at 11am ET  (4pm CET)
https://meet.lync.com/quintiles-quintilesims/mui.vanzandt/R8V4N3S9
Call in Number: 1-646-838-2458
Attendee access code: 75630528

GIS working group meeting – Monday (March 19th) at 10am ET
https://tufts.webex.com/mw3200/mywebex/default.do?service=1&siteurl=tufts&nomenu=true&main_url=%2Fmc3200%2Fe.do%3Fsiteurl%3Dtufts%26AT%3DMI%26EventID%3D562301137%26UID%3D528546812%26Host%3DQUhTSwAAAAT_EHuT3Ok-zHVhY1-kVGh78TH62dPsFk0x99qz1E9039sh_Eiepw8CoZeIF2SfnopQ8oAZaLN9PkzIZovRf2kV0%26FrameSet%3D2%26MTID%3Dm243d8e9a9c6c2d42d5182aeb5d30efdb
Meeting Number: 735 317 239
Password: gaia

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Call for presenters for March 27th OHDSI call:
The deadline to submit abstracts for the AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium was March 8th! We’d love to get a sense of OHDSI’s presence at AMIA and are inviting collaborators who submitted an abstract to join our March 27th call and give us a brief overview of the work you submitted. If you’d like to let the community know what you’ll be presenting at AMIA, please let is know by replying to this thread: http://forums.ohdsi.org/t/who-submitted-an-abstract-for-amias-annual-symposium/4127

2018 OHDSI F2F: Don’t forget to sign-up! Deadline is this Friday, March 16th! https://www.ohdsi.org/events/2018-ohdsi-face-to-face/
PLEASE NOTE: Seating for this event is very limited and completion of the sign-up form does not guarantee you a spot at the meeting. Registration requests can be submitted until March 16th, after that date each request will be reviewed by the OHDSI leadership team and an email confirming attendance will be sent to selected participants on March 23rd. Also, this is a working meeting. All in attendance are expected to participate in discussions and contribute their knowledge and skills to each session they attend.

2018 OHDSI Symposium – Collaborator showcase
Back by popular demand, the collaborator showcase will be part of the 2018 OHDSI Symposium, set to take place on September 18th at the Bethesda North Marriott! Once again we’ll be inviting collaborators to participate in the collaborator showcase by submitting abstracts to give poster presentations, software demonstrations or oral presentations. More details coming soon!

OHDSI China Hack-a-thon – SAVE THE DATE Mark your calendars! The OHDSI China Hack-a-thon is officially set to take place on May 18th – 20th in Shanghai. More details to be posted soon.

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.
– Seneca

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS
Improving access to state of the art statistical methods for use in applied clinical research.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29512509

Antiplatelet Therapy and Clinical Outcomes Following Myocardial Infarction Among Patients in a U.S. Employer-Based Insurance Database.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28530518

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