Weekly OHDSI Digest – July 23rd, 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 @aaveritt’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 @aaveritt 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=811649.98682211121212
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

GIS Working Group Meeting – Next Monday (July 30th) 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 Symposium – REGISTER NOW
Registration is officially 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.

2018 OHDSI Symposium – CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
The OHDSI Symposium Planning Committee are now accepting abstract submissions for the 2018 collaborator showcase. We are inviting collaborators to submit abstracts to present posters, software demonstration or oral presentations during the collaborator showcase which will take place during the main symposium on Friday, October 12th. More details are available here: https://www.ohdsi.org/collaborator-showcase/

The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
– James A. Garfield

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS
Trends in Patient Procurement of Postoperative Opioids and Route of Hysterectomy in the United States from 2004 to 2014.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30017674

The economic burden of preventable adverse drug reactions: a systematic review of observational studies.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29952667

BioSearch: a semantic search engine for Bio2RDF.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29220451

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