OHDSI Digest – May 8th, 2017

OHDSI MEETINGS THIS WEEK
Patient-level prediction (Eastern hemisphere) workgroup meeting – Wednesday at 3pm Hong Kong time
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/972917661

Population-level estimation (Western hemisphere) workgroup – Wednesday at 12pm ET
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=M6WE9AOKFETH2VEFPVCZWWBIT0-D1JL&rnd=479368.76362

NLP working group meeting – Wednesday at 2pm ET
Dial +1 (571) 317-3122 (United States)
Enter conference ID: 707-196-421
Screen Sharing: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/707196421

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. 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/

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

In the minds of geniuses we find our own neglected thoughts.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS
Streamlining cardiovascular clinical trials to improve efficiency and generalisability
http://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2017/04/28/heartjnl-2017-311191

Personalized glucose forecasting for type 2 diabetes using data assimilation.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28448498

Inter-labeler and intra-labeler variability of condition severity classification models using active and passive learning methods
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S093336571730115X

Measuring and Improving the Quality of Data Used for Syndromic Surveillance
http://journals.uic.edu/ojs/index.php/ojphi/article/view/7623

Quality adjusted life year gains associated with administration of recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator for treatment of acute ischemic stroke: 1998-2011.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26783311

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