CTSA Ontology Workshop

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A 3-day NCBO ontology tutorial and dissemination event is tentative planned for spring 2012.  

Day 0 Introduction to Ontology for Non-Experts (tutorial)

Day 1 Major Ontology Initiatives within the CTSA Consortium

Chris Chute (Mayo): Data Governance and Normalization within the Mayo Clinic Enterprise
Jessica Tennenbaum (Duke): Remarks on Genetics Ontologies 
William Hogan (Arkansas) and Werner Ceusters (Buffalo): Referent Tracking and Demographic Data Ontology
Shawn Murphy (Partners): i2b2-Specific Ontologies
Richard Scheuermann and Lindsay Cowell (Dallas): Building an Ontology-Based Clinical Data Warehouse
Possibly also: OCRe (for clinical research), Permissions Ontology (for consent; owned by Jihad Obeid at Medical University of South Carolina)

Day 2 Morning: EHR, Ontology and Interoperability

Presentations by EHR vendors
Rob Wynden (UCSF): The Health Ontology Mapper (HOM).

Day 3 Afternoon: Next Steps

How can we measure the value brought by ontology-based approaches?
How can we ensure high-quality and high-value approaches?
How can we promote a consistent approach across the CTSA consortium?