OHDSI Digest – August 21st, 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 (Eastern hemisphere) workgroup meeting – Wednesday at 3pm Hong Kong time

Patient-level prediction (Western hemisphere) WG Meeting – Wednesday at 12pm ET

Architecture WG meeting – Thursday at 1pm ET
Webex: https://jjconferencing.webex.com/mw3000/mywebex/default.do?service=1&main_url=%2Fmc3000%2Fe.do%3Fsiteurl%3Djjconferencing%26AT%3DMI%26EventID%3D283835502%26MTID%3Dmb7e839a762fbdaab0608f27500679223%26Host%3DQUhTSwAAAASTOYBxx2KWYTIL7ZSgHgHJoIHctjgxp8k5mgqAEPo2a1ESa12-8hjAVWbZznuDt96ugkT31G8sY5iSWLRwSwhI0%26FrameSet%3D2&siteurl=jjconferencing&nomenu=true

GIS working group meeting – Monday (August 28th) at 10am ET

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 – If you haven’t yet registered for the 2017 OHDSI tutorials we recommend you do so soon as registration will close shortly:
PLEASE NOTE: Completing the registration form does not guarantee attendance. Seating is limited, therefore tutorial faculty will be selecting the final attendee list. Attendees will be notified of there acceptance on September 5th,
Information about faculty and prerequisites can be found here: https://www.ohdsi.org/about-event-tutorials/

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.

 I haven’t had a big hit record in America since 1987.
– Bonnie Tyler

Changes in the use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) and red blood cell transfusion in patients with cancer amidst regulatory and reimbursement changes

Correlating Lab Test Results in Clinical Notes with Structured Lab Data: A Case Study in HbA1c and Glucose.

Electronic phenotyping with APHRODITE and the Observational Health Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) data network.

Solving the adoption bottleneck to streamline application of medical informatics.

Risk of angioedema associated with levetiracetam compared with phenytoin: Findings of the observational health data sciences and informatics research network.

Glitch in the Switch.