WEEKLY COMMUNITY CALL MEETINGS
Please join us Tuesday, Sept. 13 (11 am ET) for our next community call, which will be focused on Clinical Registry Efforts in OHDSI. We will hear five presentations during this session:
• How clinical registries and OHDSI can benefit from each other (Paul Nagy • Program Director for Graduate Training in Biomedical Informatics and Data Science, Deputy Director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Technology Innovation Center)
• How to adapt a manual clinical registry to OMOP (Matt Robinson • Assistant Professor, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)
• How to lower the ETL barrier going to OMOP with Perseus (Demonstration) (Zachary Wang • Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins and 2022 Kheiron Cohort member)
• Lowering the deployment burden with the cloud (Lee Evans • Owner, LTS Computing LLC)
• Distributed Machine Learning Using OMOP (Emily Pfaff • Research Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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
OMOP CDM Oncology WG – Genomic Subgroup Meeting: Tuesday, Sept 13 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 9am ET
Common Data Model WG – VOCABULARY Subgroup: Tuesday, Sept 13 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 12:00 ET, alternating with the general CDM WG.
OMOP CDM Oncology WG- Outreach/Research Subgroup: Tuesday, Sept 13 at 3pm (ET) (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 3pm ET
Eyecare & Vision Research WG : Tuesday Sept 13 at 6pm (Meeting Link)
Beginning in September: meetings will be alternating 2nd Tuesday at 6 PM EST and 2nd Monday at 4 PM EST
FHIR and OMOP WG- Digital Quality Measurements Subgroup: Wed, Sept. 14 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday at 10am ET. NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information and updates (Meeting ID: 836 4585 6405; Passcode: 552204)
Natural Language Processing WG: Wednesday, Sept 14 at 2pm ET ( Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second Wednesday of each month at 2pm ET
HADES WG: Thursday, Sept. 15 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the third Thursday of each month at 12pm ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG-Oncology Subgroup: Thursday, Sept 15 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 12pm ET
OMOP CDM Oncology- Vocabulary /Development Subgroup: Thursday, Sept 15 at 1pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at 1pm ET
FHIR and OMOP WG-Terminologies Subgroup: Thursday, Sept. 15 at 6pm ET (Pacific & Western Time zone): (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Thursday at 6pm ET. NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information and updates (Meeting ID: 970 7397 4923; Passcode:600294)
GIS-Geographic Information System WG DEVELOPMENT Meeting: Friday, Sept. 16 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 9am ET.
Clinical Trials WG: Friday, Sept. 16 at 10:30am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 10:30am ET.
Congratulations to the team of Joao Rafael Almeida, Joao Paulo Barraca, and José Luís Oliveira on the publication of Preserving Privacy when Querying OMOP CDM Databases in Volume 298 of Studies in Health Technology and Informatics.
Congratulations to the team of Guohui Xiao, Emily Pfaff, Eric Prud’hommeaux, David Booth, Deepak K Sharma, Nan Huo, Yue Yu, Nansu Zong, Kathryn J Ruddy, Christopher Chute, and Guoqian Jiang on the publication of FHIR-Ontop-OMOP: Building Clinical Knowledge Graphs in FHIR RDF with the OMOP Common Data Model in the Journal of Biomedical Informatics.
Congratulations to the team of Benoit L Marteau, Yuanda Zhu, Felipe Giuste, Wenqi Shi, Ashley Carpenter, Coleman Hilton, and May D Wang on the publication of Accelerating Multi-site Health Informatics with Streamlined Data Infrastructure using OMOP-on-FHIR in the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).
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.
Talita Duarte-Salles, a 2020 OHDSI Titan Award honoree, recently announced an opening for a post-doc to join her Real World Epidemiology group at the The Institut d’Investigació en Atenció Primària Jordi Gol (IDIAPJGol); more information is available 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 – Common data environment for source vocabularies mapping (Irina Zherko)
Tuesday – From ATLAS to predictive modeling CDM data extracting & Study preparations (Guy Livne)
Wednesday – Utilising real-world evidence for health technology assessment: development of a cancer survival use case (Ravinder Claire)
Thursday – Applying k-anonymity and l-diversity in OMOP CDM databases (João Almeida)
Friday – Trial feasibility assessments in federated hospital EHR networks, based on OMOP CDM: An objective of the IMI EU-PEARL Consortium (Eva-Maria Didden)
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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