OHDSI Digest – August 14th, 2017

OHDSI Community Call – Tuesday at 12pm ET
US TOLL: +1-415-655-0001
Meeting Number: 199 982 907

Pharmacovigilance evidence investigation workgroup touch point call – Wednesday at 9am ET
Call in: +1 (224) 501-3217
Access Code: 530-277-469

Population-Level Estimation (Western hemisphere) workgroup meeting – Thursday at 12pm ET

Patient-level prediction (Eastern hemisphere) workgroup meeting – Wednesday at 3pm Hong Kong/Taiwan time

Hadoop WG meeting – Friday at 11am ET
WebEx: http://cloudera.webex.com/meet/sdolley

GIS working group meeting – Monday (August 21st) at 10am ET

OHDSI in China – The China WG will be meeting on August 21st in Hangzhou, China (during MedInfo). More details: http://www.ohdsi.org/web/wiki/doku.php?id=projects:workgroups:china-wg

2017 OHDSI Symposium Registration – Registration for the 2017 OHDSI symposium is now open! Please register here: https://www.ohdsi.org/symposium-registration/
PLEASE NOTE: Registration is for the main symposium only (set to take place on October 18th). Registration for tutorials (set to take place on October 19-20th) is separate.

2017 OHDSI Tutorials Registration – Registration for OHDSI tutorials is now open! Information about each tutorial, including topics covered, faculty and prerequisites can be found here: https://www.ohdsi.org/about-event-tutorials/
Register here: https://www.ohdsi.org/tutorial-registration/

Call for Sponsorship – To fund the 2017 symposium we need to raise $200K to cover operating costs of venue rental, lunch, audio/visuals and recordings fees. We’re reaching out to the entire community for sponsors who want to support this important event and allow us to build upon the success of past symposia. More details: http://forums.ohdsi.org/t/ohdsi-symposium-2017-call-for-sponsorship/2730?u=maurabeaton

Updating OHDSI.org – Over the next couple months we’ll be updating collaborator profiles and our data network list. If you have updates you’d like made to your OHDSI profile, or have updated information about your database, please email beaton@ohdsi.org with the changes.

Myths which are believed in tend to become true.
– George Orwell

Channeling in the Use of Nonprescription Paracetamol and Ibuprofen in an Electronic Medical Records Database: Evidence and Implications

Quality of Meta-Analyses for Randomized Trials in the Field of Hypertension: an Updated and Improved Systematic Review

Extracting information from free-text electronic patient records to identify practice-based evidence of the performance of coronary stents.

Combining evidence from multiple electronic health care databases: performances of one-stage and two-stage meta-analysis in matched case-control studies.

Serum exosomal protein profiling for the non-invasive detection of cardiac allograft rejection.

Comparing lagged linear correlation, lagged regression, Granger causality, and vector autoregression for uncovering associations in EHR data.

New insights into highly potent tyrosinase inhibitors based on 3-heteroarylcoumarins: Anti-melanogenesis and antioxidant activities, and computational molecular modeling studies.