WEEKLY COMMUNITY CALL MEETINGS
Please join us Tuesday, May 24 (11 am ET) for our next OHDSI Community Call, when we will hear about six ongoing OHDSI studies happening around our global network. The studies and presenters will be:
Presenter: Chen Yanover
Characterization of Health by OHDSI Asia-Pacific chapter to identify Temporal Effect of the Pandemic (CHAPTER) Study
Presenter: Seng Chan You
Applying the Decentralized Generalized Linear Mixed Effects Model (dGEM) for Hospital Profiling of COVID-19 Mortality Data across OHDSI Network
Presenter: Jessie Tong
Real world safety of treatments for multiple sclerosis
Presenter: Nicole Pratt
Comparison of mortality, morbidities & healthcare resources utilization between patients with and without a diagnosis of COVID-19
Presenter: Ivan Lam
Quality assessment of CDM databases across the OHDSI-AP network
Presenter: Chungsoo Kim
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, May 24 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, May 24 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, May 24 at 3pm (ET) (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 3pm ET
FHIR and OMOP WG- Digital Quality Measurements Subgroup: Wed, May 25 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 Zoom Details: Meeting ID: 836 4585 6405 Passcode: 552204
Latin America WG: Wednesday, May 25 at 11am Bogota/Lima/Quito time (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the fourth Wednesday of each month at 11am Bogota/Lima/Quito time
Medical Devices WG: Thursday, May 26 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the fourth Thursday of each odd month at 10am ET.
FHIR and OMOP WG-Oncology Subgroup: Thursday, May 26 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 12pm ET
OMOP CDM Oncology- Vocabulary /Development Subgroup: Thursday, May 26 at 1pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 1pm ET
FHIR and OMOP WG-Terminologies Subgroup: Thursday, May 26 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) NOTE THAT THIS IS A NEW LINK WITH A NEW MTG ID AND PASSCODE
GIS-Geographic Information System WG DEVELOPMENT Meeting: Friday, May 27 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 9am ET.
Phenotype Development and Evaluation WG: Friday, May 27 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second and fourth Fridays of each month at 10am ET.
Clinical Trials WG: Friday, May 27 at 10:30am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 10:30am ET.
Congratulations to the team of Emily Pfaff, Andrew Girvin, Tellen Bennett, Abhishek Bhatia, Ian Brooks, Rachel Deer, Jonathan Dekermanjian, Sarah Elizabeth Jolley, Michael Kahn, Kristin Kostka, Julie McMurry, Richard Moffitt, Anita Walden, Christopher Chute, Melissa Haendel, and the N3C Consortium on the publication of Identifying who has long COVID in the USA: a machine learning approach using N3C data in The Lancet Digital Health.
• Congratulations to the team of Jin Ge, W. Ray Kim, Jennifer Lai, and Allison Kwong on the publication of “Beyond MELD” – Emerging strategies and technologies for improving mortality prediction, organ allocation and outcomes in liver transplantation in the Journal of Hepatology.
• Congratulations to the team of Justin T. Reese, Ben Coleman, Lauren Chan, Hannah Blau, Tiffany J. Callahan, Luca Cappelletti, Tommaso Fontana, Katie R. Bradwell, Nomi L. Harris, Elena Casiraghi, Giorgio Valentini, Guy Karlebach, Rachel Deer, Julie A. McMurry, Melissa A. Haendel, Christopher G. Chute, Emily Pfaff, Richard Moffitt, Heidi Spratt, Jasvinder A. Singh, Christopher J. Mungall, Andrew E. Williams & Peter N. Robinson for the publication of NSAID use and clinical outcomes in COVID-19 patients: a 38-center retrospective cohort study in Virology Journey.
We are approximately one month away from the submission deadline for the 2022 OHDSI Global Symposium. All submissions for poster presentations, software demos and/or lightning talks are due no later than 8pm (EST) on Friday, June 24. For more information, please visit our Collaborator Showcase homepage.
• The CDM Workshop that was supposed to be held last Thursday, May 19, has been moved to this Thursday, May 26 (1 pm ET). It will focus on ETL Vocabulary Mapping. If you are interested in taking part, please fill out this form.
• The Roux Institute will host a one-day Symposium on Risks and Opportunities of AI in Clinical Drug Development on June 6. The event will be held in Portland, Maine, though you can attend this event virtually as well. The event, sponsored by Pfizer Inc., Northeastern University, the American Statistical Association (ASA), the Statistics Department and Data Science Institute at Columbia University, and OHDSI, is designed to serve as a platform for distinguished statisticians, data scientists, regulators, and other professionals to address the challenges and opportunities of AI in pharmaceutical medicine; to foster collaboration among industry, academia, regulatory agencies, and professional associations; and to propose recommendations with policy implications for proper implementation of AI in promoting public health.
• EHDEN is now hosting its sixth open call for data partners looking to map their patient data to the OMOP CDM. Through its first five open calls, EHDEN has created a federated data network of 140 partners across 26 countries, and it has also trained and certified 47 SMEs to assist with mapping this data. Data Partners can benefit from up to a maximum of €100 000 funding. The deadline to apply is June 14, 2022.
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
2022 OHDSI European Symposium
• The 2022 OHDSI European Symposium, which will be held at the Steam Ship Rotterdam in The Netherlands, will be held June 24-26. The main symposium will be June 24, and tutorials will be held June 25-26. For more information and the registration link, please visit the symposium homepage.
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