Weekly OHDSI Digest – August 20th, 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=811649.9868221112121212
US TOLL: +1-415-655-0001
Meeting Number: 199 982 907

Population-Level Estimation (Eastern hemisphere) Workgroup Call – Wednesday at 3pm Hong Kong time
https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/meetings/join?uuid=M6WE9AOKFETH2VEFPVCZWWBIT0-D1JL

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%3Dm3e1ceeca56f1e94c9fcf1ae98c10e02e

Cerner to OMOP Workgroup meeting – Thursday from 10:30am to 11:30am PT (1:30-2:30pm ET)
URL: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/672436613
Call in Number: +1 (312) 757-3121
Access Code: 672-436-613

GIS Working Group Meeting – Next Monday (August 27th) 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 OHDSI Titan Awards – SUBMIT NOMINATIONS NOW!
From now until September 17th we are inviting community members to nominate individuals or institutions they feel have made significant contributions towards advancing OHDSI’s mission, vision and values. Once nominations have been submitted the 2018 OHDSI symposium planning committee will be responsible for selecting the award winners. Award winners will be announced during the networking reception at this year’s symposium on Friday, October 12th.
Please submit your nominations here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScO61Fsi73St071J5bt0hH2Guku57fay46404-V0r6gNvrwXg/viewform
You may make as many nominations as you would like. Please submit a separate form for each nomination.
Deadline to submit nominations is 5pm ET on September 17th

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
Guidelines for starting an OHDSI working group

The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
– Carl Jung

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS
Database Studies of Treatment-Resistant Depression Should Take Account of Adequate Dosing.
https://europepmc.org/abstract/med/30084549

A hackathon promoting Taiwanese health-IoT innovation.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30119854

Construction of an Electrocardiogram Database Including 12 Lead Waveforms.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30109157

MAO inhibitory activity of bromo-2-phenylbenzofurans: synthesis, in vitro study, and docking calculations.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30108888

Post-publication peer review and evidence appraisals in primary care.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30102173

Applying a common data model to Asian databases for multinational pharmacoepidemiologic studies: opportunities and challenges.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30100761

Real-world data reveal a diagnostic gap in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30099968

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