WEEKLY COMMUNITY CALL MEETINGS
Please join us Tuesday, Sept. 6 (11 am ET) for our next community call, when we will learn more about five published studies that have been generated by our community over the last month. We will hear about these five studies from their respective leads:
• A database of pediatric drug effects to evaluate ontogenic mechanisms from child growth and development (Nick Giangreco)
• Development and external validation of prediction models for adverse health outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis: A multinational real-world cohort analysis (Cynthia Yang)
• Empirical assessment of alternative methods for identifying seasonality in observational healthcare data (Anthony Molinaro)
• Phenotype Algorithms for the Identification and Characterization of Vaccine-Induced Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia in Real World Data: A Multinational Network Cohort Study (Azza Shoaibi)
• TreatmentPatterns: An R package to facilitate the standardized development and analysis of treatment patterns across disease domains (Aniek Markus)
Everybody is invited. Calendar invites for our 2022 community calls go out each Friday. If you did not receive one, please use this link to join the meeting. All recordings from these weekly meetings will be posted on both our main OHDSI Teams tenant and on our OHDSI.org Community Calls page.
WEEKLY WORKING GROUP MEETINGS
Common Data Model WG: Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 10am ET (Meeting Link )
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 10am and 1pm ET, respectively.
Medical Imaging WG: Wednesday, Sept 7 at 7 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday alternating between 7am and 7pm ET.
Psychiatry WG: Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 8am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month at 8am ET.
Atlas WG: Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month at 9am ET.
Open-Source Community WG: Wednesday, Sept 7 at 11am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday art 11am ET.
Health Equity Work Group: Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month at 12pm ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG-Terminologies Subgroup: Wednesday, Sept 7 at 12pm ET (European & Eastern US Time zone): (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday at 12pm ET NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information and updates (Meeting ID: 924 8598 5949; Passcode: 477364)
FHIR and OMOP WG – Data Model Harmonization Subgroup: Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 1pm PST (Western Hemisphere) (Meeting Link) Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 1st Wednesday of the month at 1pm PST. NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information and updates (Meeting ID: 912 9699 3374; Passcode: 551570)
Patient-Level Prediction/Pop. Level Estimation WG Meeting (Eastern Hemi): Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 4pm KST (2AM ET) (Meeting Link) Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Wednesday of every month at 4pm KST.
Data Quality Dashboard Development WG: Thursday, Sept 8 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Thursday at 10am ET
FHIR and OMOP WG-Oncology Subgroup: Thursday, Sept 8 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 12pm ET
Education WG: Friday, Sept 9 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every 4 weeks on Friday of each month at 9am ET.
GIS-Geographic Information System WG GENERAL Meeting: Friday, Sept 9 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 9am ET.
Phenotype Development and Evaluation WG: Friday, Sept 9 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second and fourth Fridays of each month at 10am ET.
China Chapter WG: Friday, Sept. 9 at 10pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second Friday of each month at 10pm ET. Note: this meeting does not take place in MS Teams.
Healthcare Systems Interest Group (formerly Electronic Health Record WG): Monday, Sept. 12 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Monday at 10am ET
Early-Stage Researchers WG: ( Europe /East Coast /West Coast hemisphere): Monday, Sept 12 at 11am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally due to be held on the second Monday of each month at 11am ET. NOTE: NEW MEETING TIME
The full agenda for the OHDSI 2022 Symposium is now available. Check out the main conference schedule, which includes a plenary on objective diagnostics, presentations around OHDSI support for regulatory authorities, the collaborator showcase and plenty more.
We are updating our data partners database for 2022. If you have mapped your data to OMOP, please share your update in this brief survey before Sept. 9. Our most recent list can be found on Pages 36-37 of the “Our Journey” publication.
The latest edition of The Journey newsletter is now available. If you don’t subscribe to the newsletter, you can do so here.
The OHDSI Social Showcase continues this week! Accepted submissions from the European Symposium Collaborator Showcase will be shared on the OHDSI Twitter and LinkedIn feeds. Here are the posters that will be highlighted this week.
Monday – External validation of existing dementia prediction models on observational data (Henrik John)
Tuesday – Characteristics and outcomes of inflammatory bowel disease patients: an open, multinational OHDSI network study (Chen Yanover)
Wednesday – Mapping PROMs data from the Dutch PROFILES registry to the OMOP CDM – experiences and challenges (Peter Prinsen)
Thursday – OHDSI Germany: A recap after one year (Michele Zoch)
Friday – A dashboard for visual comparison of OMOP CDM databases (João Almeida, José Oliveira)
2022 OHDSI Symposium
Registration has opened for the 2022 OHDSI Symposium, which will be held Oct. 14-16 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. The main conference will be held Friday, Oct. 14, while a full-day tutorial (An Introductory Journey from Data to Evidence) will be held Saturday, Oct. 15. There will be several workgroup activities between Oct. 15-16 as well. Here are several important links for #OHDSI2022.
Full Symposium: Homepage | Weekend Room Block | FAQs
Oct. 14 – Main Conference: Information | Registration | Collaborator Showcase
Oct. 15 – Tutorial: Information | Registration
Oct. 15-16 – Workgroup Activities: Information | Registration
HOTEL SLEEPING ROOMS:
UPDATE: IF YOU CANNOT BOOK A ROOM THROUGH THE OHDSI ROOM BLOCK, THE BLOCK IS TENTATIVELY FULL. PLEASE CONTINUE TO TRY TO BOOK THROUGH THE BLOCK UNTIL SEPT. 14 AS SOME ROOMS MAY CANCEL. YOU MAY STILL MAKE A HOTEL ROOM ON THE HOTEL’S WEBSITE AT THEIR GOING RATE.
OHDSI ROOM BLOCK: 2022 OHDSI Symposium – Start your reservation (passkey.com)
Rockville, MD Hotel | Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Note: If you have multiple reservations at the Bethesda North Marriott, as long as you book the same room type, you will be able to stay in one room the entire time; just stop by the front desk and they will update your keys and credit card info.
GUEST-ROOM WI-FI: to get free guest room Wi-fi at the symposium you can join the Marriott rewards program here https://www.marriott.com/loyalty.mi
**FOR A LIST OF OTHER HOTELS IN THE BETHESDA AREA, YOU MAY CLICK THIS LINK HOTELS-IN-THE-BETHESDA-AREA.pdf (ohdsi.org)
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