Weekly OHDSI Digest – August 13th, 2018

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES
Generalizability Network Research Study
Columbia University is looking for collaborators to run their Generalizability, Applicability, and Replicability of RCTs Study. To learn more about the study, check out Amelia Averitt’s presentation from the July 10th community call: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1acWhR5FCsTMWL7hxmYCgVlUt6r1bBFm1/view?usp=sharing
The study protocol is posted here: OHDSI/StudyProtocolSandbox/Generalizability
To participate in the study, please contact let Amelia know by replying to her forum post:
http://forums.ohdsi.org/t/generalizability-applicability-and-replicability-of-rcts-a-study/4669?u=maurabeaton

OHDSI MEETINGS THIS WEEK
OHDSI Community Call – Tuesday at 12pm ET
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=M59X2V1U61WC9ASID2Z5N3UT95-D1JL&rnd=811649.98682211121211
US TOLL: +1-415-655-0001
Meeting Number: 199 982 907

Architecture Working Group – Thursday at 10am ET
Webex: https://jjconferencing.webex.com/mw3100/mywebex/default.do?service=1&siteurl=jjconferencing&nomenu=true&main_url=%2Fmc3100%2Fe.do%3Fsiteurl%3Djjconferencing%26AT%3DMI%26EventID%3D610982452%26UID%3D501476547%26Host%3DQUhTSwAAAAQu4P1o9qm71JJ1Zj4-uvZbjQttsCinu71JCRxBAHAXnzjjRAiTspTzU9ojLmjMF4CcTBWw4zn1dqYPTWu5vJ9_0%26FrameSet%3D2%26MTID%3Dm3e1ceeca56f1e94c9fcf1ae98c10e02e1

GIS working group meeting – Next Monday (August 20th) 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
2018 Collaborator Showcase – Call for participation CLOSED
The deadline to submit abstracts for the 2018 collaborator showcase has passed and we are no longer accepting submissions. Abstracts are currently being reviewed and feedback will be sent to authors on September 10th. More information about the collaborator showcase is available here: https://www.ohdsi.org/collaborator-showcase/

2018 OHDSI Symposium – REGISTER NOW
Registration is open for the 2018 OHDSI Symposium which will take place Friday, October 12th. You can register here: https://www.ohdsi.org/symposium-registration-2/

2018 OHDSI Symposium – TUTORIAL REGISTRATION OPEN
Registration is now open for tutorial sessions at this year’s OHDSI symposium. Intro tutorials will take place on Thursday, October 11th. Advanced tutorials will take place Saturday, October 13th. More information about tutorials is available here:
https://www.ohdsi.org/tutorial-workshops/
https://www.ohdsi.org/tutorial-registration-2/

Intro tutorials are being offered free of cost, however registration does not guarantee a seat in the tutorial. When you register, you will be placed on the tutorial wait-list. The final participant list will be determined by the tutorial faculty.

Advanced tutorials also offer the free wait-list registration. In addition, we are also offering a limited number of paid tickets ($318.17) which will guarantee your seat in the tutorial.

Call for Community Feedback
We’re developing official guidelines on how to start an OHDSI working group and OHDSI chapter and are eager for some community feedback. Guidelines can be found here:
Guidelines for starting an OHDSI chapter – http://forums.ohdsi.org/t/guidelines-for-starting-an-ohdsi-chapter-feedback-wanted/4760
Guidelines for starting an OHDSI working group – http://forums.ohdsi.org/t/guidelines-for-starting-an-ohdsi-working-group-feedback-wanted/4783

If you’re not trying to be real, you don’t have to get it right. That’s art.
– Andy Warhol

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS
Improving reproducibility by using high-throughput observational studies with empirical calibration
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30082302

OpenPVSignal: Advancing Information Search, Sharing and Reuse on Pharmacovigilance Signals via FAIR Principles and Semantic Web Technologies
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6028717/

Treatment resistant depression incidence estimates from studies of health insurance databases depend strongly on the details of the operating definition.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30094377

Assessing the readiness of precision medicine interoperabilty: An exploratory study of the National Institutes of Health genetic testing registry.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29334348 

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