MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH ISPOR'S ONLINE ABSTRACT SYSTEM
BY 22 MARCH 2012, 11:59 PM (PST).
ISSUE PANEL PROPOSAL INFORMATION
- All research abstract submissions, workshop or issue panel proposals, or case studies must be in English.
- All research abstract, decision-maker case study abstract, workshop and issue panel proposal submissions and presentations must not promote any product or service.
- Expenses associated with the submission and presentation of an abstract are the responsibility of the presenter.
- Conference registration is required for all presenters.
- The presenters of research are required to disclose financial support. Abstract review will NOT be based on this information.
- The research abstracts, workshops or issue panel proposals, excluding title and author information, should be no longer than 300 words. Decision-maker Case Study abstracts should be no longer than 750 words.
- The use of tables and graphs in your research abstract submission, workshop or issue panel proposals, or case studies are not allowed.
- Generic names should be used for technologies (drugs, devices), not trade names.
- Research that has been published or presented at any national or international meeting prior to this Conference is discouraged.
- Research presented at a previous ISPOR meeting is not allowed.
- Multiple abstracts on the same study are discouraged.
- Issue Panels are designed to
stimulate real debate on new or controversial issues in
health economic/pharmacoeconomic and outcomes research
or use of outcomes research in health care
- An issue panel is composed of a moderator and 2 to
- To assure lively debate, panelists must represent different institutions and/or work environments representing different perspectives on the debate.
- Panelists should present distinct views about the
- Issue Panel proposals must be organized as
- TITLE: Full title of your Issue Panel (showing the
debate issue in the title is recommended)
- MODERATOR AND/OR CONTACT PERSON: Name, degrees,
position, and full contact information for the
Moderator of the Issue Panel
- PANELISTS: Names, degrees, positions, and full
contact information for the Issue Panelists. A maximum of three panelists is permitted.
Each panelist should
represent a different point of view.
- ISSUE: A clear definition of the issue should be
described indicating the perspectives to be presented
(with panelists named for each perspective).
- OVERVIEW: Background information on the issue(s)
should be included.
- Accepted proposals are published AS SUBMITTED in the
Conference Program and Schedule of Events.
TOPICS FOR ISSUE PANEL PROPOSAL
Issue Panel submissions are accepted on the following TOPICS:
- Clinical outcomes research issues
- Economic outcomes research issues
- Patient-Reported Outcomes & Patient Preference Research Issues
- Health policy development using outcomes research issues
CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION OF THE ISSUE PANEL
- Is the issue panel clearly a debate on an issue?
- Is the issue clearly defined?
- Is more than one perspective identified?
- Is the background information (included in the overview) clear and concise?
- Is there time allotted for audience discussion and debate?
Issue Panel Proposal Example