EMR's to OMOP is ARDC funded project that runs from 2021 - 2023. This blog keeps stakeholders informed.  Hospital EMR data as a National...

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Steering committee

We had our first steering committee meeting on the 14th July. Industry representation was high on the agenda. A co-chair was proposed and we had nominations of Nicole Pratt and David Bunker.  A decision will be confirmed at the next steering committee meeting.




Monday, June 28, 2021

Technical Meetings

We had our first EMR's to OMOP technical meeting today with colleagues from Queensland and NSW. 

We had demonstration of the OMOP ETL tool https://www.omop.link and a demonstration of Atlas. 

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Extract, Transform, Load Framework for the Conversion of Health Databases to OMOP

Congratulations to our colleagues in UNSW on the publication of their paper on conversion methods for OMOP.

"Extract, Transform, Load Framework for the Conversion of Health Databases to OMOP"



EMR's to OMOP Progress

We are advancing work with two centres in Victoria and Queensland. Atlas is being set up in each centre with Synthetic CDM data to get researchers familiar with the structure of OMOP. All those R skills are going to come in handy!


Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Metadata is key to success

We had a really interesting meeting with Melanie Barlow and Julia Martin from the ARDC about metadata and Research Data Australia. We are planning how to describe the OMOP datasets. Fortunately OMOP already has a metadata table included in the CDM. 


ARDC Workshop

It's been a busy week on the EMR's to OMOP project. On Tuesday we had a workshop with ARDC to discuss sharing EMR to OMOP mappings in the future. Dr Daniel Capurro facilitated and we had a lively discussion of the issues. We are collating the results at the moment and will share the outcomes.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The Challenge

 Hospital EMR to OMOP 

These are the OMOP tables. Our challenge is map Cerner and Epic tables to these tables.