Please join us Tuesday, Jan. 11 (11 am ET) for our first OHDSI community call of 2022! After sharing community updates from the last month, we will take our first look ahead at OHDSI’s goals for the coming year, and how we can best work together to achieve our objectives, both at the global community level and at the workgroup level.
Everybody is invited! Calendar invites for our 2022 community calls went out last week. 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 CALL MEETINGS (please note some meetings are cancelled; please check with the meeting organizers if you have questions regarding the 2022 schedules)
OMOP CDM Oncology WG – Genomic Subgroup Meeting: Tuesday, Jan 11 at 9 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 9 am ET (THIS IS A REVISED MEETING SCHEDULE)
Common Data Model WG – Vocabulary Subgroup: Tuesday, Jan. 11 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.
Health Equity Work Group: Tuesday, January 11 at 2pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Tuesday at 2pm ET.
OMOP CDM Oncology WG – Development Subgroup Meeting: Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 10 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday at 10 am THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED
Natural Language Processing WG: Wednesday, Jan 12 at 2 pm ET ( Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second Wednesday of each month at 2 pm ET.
Early-Stage Researchers WG: ( East Coast /West Coast/Asia hemisphere): Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 4pm GMT+9 time (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally due to be held on the second Wednesday of each month at 4pm GMT time. THIS MEETING IS NOT HAPPENING
Medical Imaging WG: Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 7 pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday alternating between 7am and 7 pm ET.
OMOP CDM Oncology WG – CDM/Vocabulary Subgroup Meeting: Thursday, Jan. 13 at 1 pm ET ( Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 1 pm ET THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED
Vaccine Vocabulary WG: Friday, Jan. 14 at 9 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 9am ET. THIS MEETING IS NOT HAPPENING. A 2022 SCHEDULE WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON
Education WG: Friday, Jan. 14 at 9 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second Friday of each month at 9 am ET.
Phenotype Development and Evaluation WG: Friday, Jan. 14 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second and fourth Fridays of each month at 10 am ET.
China Chapter WG: Friday, Jan. 14 at 11 pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second Friday of each month at 10 am ET. Note: this meeting does not take place in MS Teams.
Healthcare Systems Interest Group (formerly Electronic Health Record WG): Monday, Jan. 17 at 10 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Monday at 10 am ET. (PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A REVISED MEETING DAY)
Congratulations to co-authors Nicolas Paris, Antoine Lamer and Adrien Parrot on the study “Transformation and Evaluation of the MIMIC Database in the OMOP Common Data Model: Development and Usability Study” which was published in JMIR Medical Informatics on Dec. 14.
Congratulations to co-authors Sooin Choi, Soo Jeong Choi, Jin Kuk Kim, Ki Chang Nam, Suehyun Lee, Ju Han Kim and You Kyoung Lee on the study “Preliminary feasibility assessment of CDM-based active surveillance using current status of medical device data in medical records and OMOP-CDM” which was published in Scientific Reports on Dec. 15.
Congratulations to co-authors Anastasiya Nestsiarovich, Jenna Reps, Michael Matheny, Scott DuVall, Kristine Lynch, Maura Beaton, Xinzhuo Jiang, Matthew Spotnitz, Stephen Pfohl, Nigam Shah, Carmen Olga Torre, Christian Reich, Dong Yun Lee, Sang Joon Son, Seng Chan You, Rae Woong Park, Patrick Ryan & Christophe Lambert on the study “Predictors of diagnostic transition from major depressive disorder to bipolar disorder: a retrospective observational network study” which was published in Translational Psychiatry on Dec. 20.
Congratulations to co-authors Carlen Reyes, Andrea Pistillo, Sergio Fernández-Bertolín, Martina Recalde, Elena Roel, Diana Puente, Anthony Sena, Clair Blacketer, Lana Lai, Thamir Alshammari, Waheed-UI-Rahman Ahmed, Osaid Alser, Heba Alghoul, Carlos Areia, Dalia Dawoud, Albert Prats-Uribe, Neus Valveny, Gabriel de Maeztu, Luisa Sorlí Redó, Jordi Martinez Roldan, Inmaculada Lopez Montesinos, Lisa M Schilling, Asieh Golozar, Christian Reich, Jose Posada, Nigam Shah, Seng Chan You, Kristine Lynch, Scott DuVall, Michael Matheny, Fredrik Nyberg, Anna Ostropolets, George Hripcsak, Peter Rijnbeek, Marc Suchard, Patrick Ryan, Kristin Kostka, and Talita Duarte-Salles on the study “Characteristics and outcomes of patients with COVID-19 with and without prevalent hypertension: a multinational cohort study” which was published in BMJ Open on Dec. 22.
Congratulations to co-authors Jenna Reps, Patrick Ryan, and Peter Rijnbeek on the study “Investigating the impact of development and internal validation design when training prognostic models using a retrospective cohort in big US observational healthcare data” which was published in BMJ Open on Dec. 24.
The latest edition of “The Journey” OHDSI newsletter is now available, and it looked back at 12 highlights from the OHDSI community in 2021. If you aren’t receiving this newsletter each month, you can subscribe here
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Work groups listed on the OHDSI website: To get a snapshot of the work group meetings for the month, please visit Upcoming Working Group Calls – OHDSI
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**you can also find the document on our website ohdsi.org under “Collaborate with OHDSI in MS Teams.”
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