WEEKLY COMMUNITY CALL MEETINGS
Please join us Tuesday, Aug. 30 (11 am ET) for our next community call, when we will hear about two exciting initiatives coming out of our colleagues at the European Health Data & Evidence Network (EHDEN), the EHDEN Academy and the EHDEN Portal. We are excited to have the following community leaders lead this session:
• Nigel Hughes (Scientific Director, Observational Health Data Analytics/Epidemiology • Janssen Research and Development)
• Julia Kurps (Team Lead, Real World Data • The Hyve)
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.
FHIR and OMOP WG- Digital Quality Measurements Subgroup: Wed, August 31 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)
Patient-Level Prediction/Pop. Level Estimation WG Meeting (Western Hemi): Thursday, Sept. 1 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link) Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Thursday of every month at 12pm ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG-Oncology Subgroup: Thursday, Sept 1 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 12pm ET
OMOP CDM Oncology- Vocabulary /Development Subgroup: Thursday, Sept. 1 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. 1 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. 2 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 9am ET.
Clinical Trials WG: Friday, Sept. 2 at 10:30am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 10:30am ET.
Congratulations to the team of Rashmie Abeysinghe, Adam Black, Denys Kaduk, Yupeng Li, Christian Reich, Alexander Davydov, Lixia Yao, and Licong Cui on the publication of Towards quality improvement of vaccine concept mappings in the OMOP vocabulary with a semi-automated method in the Journal of Biomedical Informatics.
Congratulations to the team of Joel Swerdel, Martijn Schuemie, Gayle Murray and Patrick Ryan on the publication of PheValuator 2.0: Methodological improvements for the PheValuator approach to semi-automated phenotype algorithm evaluation in the Journal of Biomedical Informatics.
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.
• 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 – Characterization of Health by OHDSI Asia-Pacific chapter to identify Temporal Effect of the Pandemic for Cardiovascular Diseases (CHAPTER-CVDs) (Seng Chan You)
Tuesday – The Finnish OMOP data network (FinOMOP) (Javier Gracia-Tabuenca)
Wednesday – Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on eating disorders among adolescents and young adults in Catalonia: a population-based cohort study (Berta Raventós)
Thursday – Challenges and possible solutions for the maintenance of the OMOP CDM Standardized Vocabularies (Eduard Korchmar)
Friday – An EHDEN Data Partner Experience: Transforming the Hospital i2b2 data repository into OMOP common data model (M Teresa Garcia Morales)
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.
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)
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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