OHDSI Digest – May 15th, 2017

OHDSI MEETINGS THIS WEEK
Patient-level prediction (Western hemisphere) workgroup meeting – Wednesday at 12pm ET
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/972917661

Population-level estimation (Eastern hemisphere) workgroup – Wednesday at 3pm Hong Kong time
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=M6WE9AOKFETH2VEFPVCZWWBIT0-D1JL&rnd=479368.76362

Architecture workgroup – Thursday at 1pm ET
https://jjconferencing.webex.com/jjconferencing/j.php?MTID=mb7e839a762fbdaab0608f27500679223

ANNOUNCEMENTS
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

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. If you’re interested in attending, please save the date.

Symposium Registration – Registration for the symposium will open shortly. Check out the symposium website for updates: https://www.ohdsi.org/events/2017-ohdsi-symposium/

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.
-Coco Chanel

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS
Predictive Analytics through Machine Learning in the clinical settings.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28495010

Viral warts (Human Papilloma Virus) as a potential risk for breast cancer among younger females.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28495003

Healthcare improvements from the unit to system levels: contributions to improving the safety and quality evidence base.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28486681

Big data – smart health strategies. Findings from the yearbook 2014 special theme.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25123721

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