WEEKLY COMMUNITY CALL MEETINGS
Please join us Tuesday, Aug. 16 (11 am ET) for our next community call, when we’ll introduce an opportunity to meet and mingle with many new community members via our own version of ‘speed dating.’
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, August 16 at 1pm ET (Meeting Link )
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 10am and 1pm ET, respectively.
FHIR and OMOP WG – Data Model Harmonization Subgroup Meeting: Wednesday, August 17 at 9am ET (Eastern Hemisphere) (Meeting Link) Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 9am ET. NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information & updates (Meeting ID: 971 1680 7510 Passcode: 143545)
Africa Chapter Meeting: Wednesday, August 17 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month at 9am ET
FHIR and OMOP WG- Digital Quality Measurements Subgroup: Wed, August 17 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)
Health Equity Journal Club: Wednesday, August 17 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month at 12pm ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG-Oncology Subgroup: Thursday, August 18 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 12pm ET
HADES WG: Thursday, August 18 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the third Thursday of each month at 12pm ET.
OMOP CDM Oncology- Vocabulary /Development Subgroup: Thursday, Aug 18 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, August 18 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, August 19 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 9am ET.
Clinical Trials WG: Friday, August 19 at 10:30am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 10:30am ET.
Congratulations to the team of Antoine Lamer, Mouhamed Djahoum Moussa, Romaric Marcilly, Régis Logier, Benoit Vallet and Benoît Tavernier on the publication of Development and usage of an anesthesia data warehouse: lessons learnt from a 10-year project in the Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing.
Congratulations to the team of Aurore Nishimwe, Charles Ruranga, Clarisse Musanabaganwa, Regine Mugeni, Muhammed Semakula, Joseph Nzabanita, Ignace Kabano, Annie Uwimana, Jean N. Utumatwishima, Jean Damascene Kabakambira, Annette Uwineza, Lars Halvorsen, Freija Descamps, Jared Houghtaling, Benjamin Burke, Odile Bahati, Clement Bizimana, Stefan Jansen, Celestin Twizere, Kizito Nkurikiyeyezu, Francine Birungi, Sabin Nsanzimana and Marc Twagirumukiza on the publication of Leveraging artificial intelligence and data science techniques in harmonizing, sharing, accessing and analyzing SARS-COV-2/COVID-19 data in Rwanda (LAISDAR Project): study design and rationale in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making.
Nominations are OPEN for the 2022 Titan Awards, which recognize those who have gone above and beyond to foster community engagement, lead research and development efforts, and make significant contributions towards OHDSI’s mission. If there are members or institutions who have made significant contributions that you would like to recognize, please nominate them before the Sept. 2 deadline!
• 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 – Conversion of Estonian health data into the OMOP CDM: insurance claims, prescription data and electronic health records (Marek Oja)
Tuesday – Developing a frailty concept in the OMOP CDM among sexual minority older adults (age 50+) in the All of Us database (Brianne Olivieri Mui)
Wednesday – CohortsExport: A Shiny app to explore and export data from the OMOP Common Data Model (Vittoria Ramella)
Thursday – Analyzing the impact of COVID-19 on the healthcare system: an OMOP-CDM framework applied to Northern Italy (Sara Conti)
Friday – Mapping UKB to the OMOP CDM: Challenges and Solutions (Sofia Bazakou)
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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