Weekly OHDSI Digest – July 30th, 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 Averitt 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=811649.9868221112121
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 6th) 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 – 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. Deadline to submit abstracts is 5pm on Tuesday, August 7th
More details are available here: https://www.ohdsi.org/collaborator-showcase/

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.

I get nervous when I don’t get nervous. If I’m nervous I know I’m going to have a good show.
– Beyonce

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS
Assessment of the Utility of Social Media for Broad-Ranging Statistical Signal Detection in Pharmacovigilance: Results from the WEB-RADR Project
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40264-018-0699-2

Science as a Culinary Art: How Data Science and Informatics Will Change Knowledge Discovery for Everyone
https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/full/10.1146/annurev-bd-01-041718-100011

A Two-Site Survey of Medical Center Personnel’s Willingness to Share Clinical Data for Research: Implications for Reproducible Health NLP Research
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8411814/

Numerical Age Variations within Clinical Notes: The Potential Impact on De-Identification and Information Extraction
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8411808/

Timing of mortality in pediatric trauma patients: A National Trauma Data Bank analysis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29111081

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