Welcome to the July 2010 edition of the ISPOR eBulletin. The ISPOR eBULLETIN provides updates of recent ISPOR activities and events. For detailed information on ISPOR activities, members are encouraged to see: www.ispor.org.
ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award
ISPOR is seeking nominations for the 2011 ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award. The nominations deadline is December 1, 2010. Nominations can be sent to: email@example.com. For more information about this ISPOR award, please see:
ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award »
ISPOR 15th Annual International Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA-Plenary Session I Video Now Available
You may now view the 1st Plenary Session, ”Personalized Medicine: The Value of Targeted Therapy,” now available at the ISPOR homepage. To view the video, please see the ISPOR homepage at: www.ispor.org
ISPOR 4th Asia-Pacific Conference, Phuket, Thailand
EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 20 July 2010
To view updated workshops, issues panels, and podium session presentations, please see:
ISPOR 4th Asia-Pacific Conference »
ISPOR 13th Annual European Congress Prague, Czech Republic
EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 21 September 2010
ISPOR 13th Annual European Congress »
Value in Health Early View Articles
37 Early View articles are available on-line, including 12 new articles added in the last month.
Value in Health Early View articles »
ISPOR CONNECTIONS Vol. 16 No 3 May/June 2010 On-Line
ISPOR CONNECTIONS Vol. 16 Issue No 3 May/June 2010 is now available on-line.
ISPOR CONNECTIONS Vol. 16 Issue No 3 »
ISPOR Brazil Regional Chapter
ISPOR Brazil Regional Chapter will hold its 3rd Chapter Conference August 5-7, 2010 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. For up to date information and full program details, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
ISPOR Brazil Regional Chapter »
ISPOR Colombia Regional Chapter
The ISPOR Colombia Regional Chapter is set to host its 1st Conference, “The Role of Economic Evaluations in Health in the Reform of the Colombian General System of Social Security in Health (SGSSS)”, to be held 16-17 July 2010. The Conference features ISPOR guest faculty Sean Sullivan PhD and Lou Garrison PhD. To preview the agenda for this event, please see: ISPOR Colombia Regional Chapter »
ISPOR Prospective Observational Clinical Studies Good Research Practices Task Force
Co-Chairs: Marc Berger MD, Vice President, Global Health Outcomes Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN, USA and Sharon-Lise Normand PhD, Professor of Health Care Policy (Biostatistics), Harvard Medical School and Professor, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Well-designed observational research has an important and valuable role in generating data about comparative effectiveness in the context of real clinical practice settings. The goal of this new task force is to provide best practices that focus on how to weigh various design options and how to evaluate the quality of prospective observational clinical studies. For more information about this group, please see: ISPOR Prospective Observational Clinical Studies Good Research Practices »
ISPOR Distance Learning Program
The ISPOR Distance Learning Program is designed to provide knowledge and skills on pharmacoeconomic and outcomes research topics (clinical, economic, humanistic, quality-of-life) via the Internet. To access, go to the 'Education' tab on the purple tool bar on the homepage and select 'Distance Learning'.
ISPOR Distance Learning Program »
European School of Health Economics
February 21-25, March 21-25, and April 11-15, 2011
Nice (Cannes), France
The next international training program of the European School of Health Economics will take place in Nice (Cannes), France, on February 21-25, March 21-25, and April 11-15, 2011.
The course “HEALTH ECONOMICS OF PHARMACEUTICALS AND OTHER MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS (HEPaMI 2011)” covers:
- the international health care environment
- theory and methods of economic evaluation of health care programs
- reimbursement, health technology assessment, market access
Gisela Kobelt, European Health Economics (France) and Lund University (Sweden)
Andrew Briggs University of Glasgow, UK
Martin Buxton Brunel University, London, UK
Michael Drummond University of York, UK
Laszlo Gulacsi University of Budapest, Hungary
Audun Hågå Ministry of Health, Norway
Bengt Jönsson Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
Gérard de Pouvourville ESSEC, Paris, France
Thomas Lönngren EMEA, London, UK
Alan Lyles John Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
Matthias vd Schulenburg University of Hanover, Germany
Adrian Towse Office of Health Economics, London, UK
Specialists from the pharmaceutical/diagnostic/medical device industries and consulting companies
More information can be downloaded from www.he-europe.com.
Enrollment is open on internet, or by mail/fax. For more details, please contact Gisela Kobelt, tel +33-608-075-390, email@example.com.