August 2007

 

The ISPOR eBULLETIN provides updates of recent ISPOR activities and events. For detailed information on ISPOR activities, members are encouraged to go to: www.ispor.org. Please share these new ISPOR activities with your colleagues.

 

ISPOR 1st Latin America Conference, Cartagena, Colombia

The ISPOR 1st Latin America Conference, "Current and Future Perspectives of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research in Latin America," will be held 9-10-11 September 2007, Hilton Cartagena Hotel and Convention Center, Cartagena, Colombia. New Plenary Sessions speakers added:
Plenary Session I: Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research In Latin America>>
and

Plenary Session II: Health Care Technology Assessment (HTA): Developing & Using The Evidence In Health Care Decisions>>

To register for the Conference, go to:
ISPOR 1st Latin America Conference>>

ISPOR 10th Annual European Congress, Dublin, Ireland

The 10th Annual European Congress, "Expanding European Horizons for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research" will be held 20-23 October 2007. The program features 19 pre-congress short courses and over 700 presentations. For full details, go to:
10th Annual European Congress Program

 

ISPOR 13th Annual International Meeting, Toronto, Canada

The 13th Annual International Meeting, "Vive la Différence - Enhancing/Expanding Outcomes Research One Country at a Time To view the 13th International Meeting preliminary info, see:

ISPOR 13th Annual International Meeting>>

 

Value in Health Volume 10, Issue 4 now On-line
Value in Health Volume 10, Issue 4 is now On-line.  Featured in this issue is correspondence on Regarding Probabilistic Analysis and Computationally Expensive Models: Necessary and Required by J. Jaime Caro et al., and a response by Susan Griffin et al.

 

Value in Health Volume 11, Issue 3 now On-line Early

Value in Health Volume 11, Issue 3 is now On-line. To view, see:
Value in Health >>

The ISPOR Health Care Decisions Using Outcomes Research Special Interest Group's Risk Benefit Management Working Group
The Risk Benefit Management Working Group submitted comments to the Food & Drug Administration on the FDA's Medication Guide Program.  

Special thanks to Dennis Raisch PhD, RPh, BS, MS Chair, Risk Benefit Management Working Group and Associate Center Director, VA Cooperative Studies Program Clinical Research Pharmacy, Albuquerque, NM, USA and the Risk Benefit Management Leadership Group members who contributed their time and expertise to this document.
 

To view a link to these comments and the original FDA docket announcement, see:

Risk Benefit Management Working Group Comments to the Food & Drug Administration on the FDA's Medication Guide Program>>

 

To view a link to the activities & accomplishments of the Risk Benefit Management Working Group, see:

http://www.ispor.org/sigs/HCDriskMgt.asp

 

ISPOR Retrospective Database Special Interest Group’s

ISPOR Digest Of International Databases For Pharmacoeconomics And Outcomes Research

The ISPOR Digest of International Databases for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research contains 43 database agencies from 32 countries to date. To view the digest or complete the online questionnaire to include your agencies database, please see:
ISPOR Digest Of International Databases>>

 

2008 ISPOR International Fellowship Award

ISPOR is now seeking nominations for the 2008 International Fellowship Awards. Deadline for Nominations deadline is November 30, 2007. Nominations can be sent to: awards@ispor.org. For more information about this ISPOR award, see:

ISPOR International Fellowship Award>>

 

Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy

In association with The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), ISPOR is continuing as a member service to provide access to the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy (JMCP) to its members. For the latest issue, see:
JMCP Volume 13, Issue 5 2007 Table of Contents>>

 

ISPOR Website Tip of the Month
Value in Health offers supplementary material to some of its published articles. To view these, go to the Publications tab on the purple tool bar on the ISPOR homepage, select Value in Health, and go to the Value in Health Supplementary Material link.

 

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

 

9,10,11 September 2007

ISPOR 1st Latin America Conference, Cartagena, Colombia

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18 September, 2007

Early Registration Deadline: ISPOR 10th Annual European Congress

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October 8, 2007

Abstract Submission Opens: ISPOR 13th Annual International Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada

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20-23 October, 2007

ISPOR 10th European Congress

Dublin , Ireland

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November 30, 2007

Nominations Deadline:

ISPOR International Fellowship Award

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December 1, 2007

Nominations

Deadline:

ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award

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