ISPOR eBulletin

September 2008


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.

 

MEETINGS

 

ISPOR 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference, Seoul, South Korea

OVER 600 REGISTRANTS TO DATE ~300 ABSTRACTS SUBMITTED (28% INCREASE), 78 ORAL PRESENTATIONS AND OVER 190 POSTER PRESENTATIONS

The 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference "Evidence-based Health Care Decision Making in Asia-Pacific: The Application of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research" will be held 7-9 September 2008. For the complete program, see:

ISPOR 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference >>

 

ISPOR 11th Annual European Congress, Athens, Greece

~1200 ABSTRACTS SUBMITTED (28% INCREASE)

The 11th Annual European Congress, "Moving and Improving Concepts & Evidence for Health Care Decisions" will be held 8-11 November 2008. Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities are now available. For COMPLETE PROGRAM, see:

ISPOR 11th Annual European Congress >>

 

ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting, Orlando, FL, USA

The ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting, "Health Care Reform Revisited, v2009.1 (beta)," will be held at May 16-20, 2009, at the Renaissance Orlando Resort at Sea World, Orlando, FL, USA. Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities are now available.

ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting >>

 

VALUE IN HEALTH

 

NEW!

Value in Health Early View Article

Over 90 Early View articles are available on-line including 6 new articles added in the last 30 days.

Value in Health >>

 

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS/TASK FORCES

 

NEW!
ISPOR Health Technology Assessment And Evidence-Based Decisions (HTA-EBD) SIG Forum
The HTA-EBD SIG will hold a forum on Tuesday November 11 during the ISPOR 11th Annual European Congress, Athens, Greece entitled "Health Care Decision Makers around the World:  a Global Road Map and Framework of the Decision-Making Process".

 

The Global Health Technology Assessments Used In Health Care Reimbursement Working Group of the HTA-EBD SIG is currently adding new countries to the ISPOR Global Health Care Systems Road Map.  ISPOR members interested in contributing additional countries can email us at: reldessouki@ispor.org

ISPOR Health Technology Assessment And Evidence-Based Decisions (HTA-EBD) SIG >>

ISPOR Global Health Care Systems Road Map >>

 

NEW!

ISPOR Task Force Reports

The PRO Task Force: Changing Mode of Administration of Instruments/ePRO final report, "Recommendations on Evidence Needed to Support Measurement Equivalence between Electronic and Paper-based Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Measures: ISPOR ePRO Good Research Practices Task Force Report," has been accepted for publication in Value in Health.

Recommendations on Evidence Needed to Support Measurement Equivalence between Electronic and Paper-based Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Measures: ISPOR ePRO Good Research Practices Task Force Report >>

 

The Transferability of Economic Data Task Force final report, "Transferability Of Economic Evaluations Across Jurisdictions: ISPOR Good Research Practices Task Force Report," has been accepted for publication in Value in Health.

Transferability Of Economic Evaluations Across Jurisdictions: ISPOR Good Research Practices Task Force Report >>

 

ISPOR CONSORTIUM NEWS

 

NEW!

ISPOR Asia Consortium Business Meeting

The Asia Consortium will hold a Business Meeting on Monday, 8 September 2008 during the ISPOR 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference in Seoul, South Korean. The agenda will be on the Consortium website prior to the meeting for viewing.

ISPOR Asia Consortium >>

 

ISPOR LOCAL CHAPTER NEWS

 

NEW!

ISPOR México Local Chapter Conference

The ISPOR Mexico Local Chapter will host the "1st Seminar on Economic Evaluation for Specialists," November 2008 in Mexico City, Mexico.  Topics will include: Cost Strategies in Mexico, Budget Impact Analysis, Case Studies and Modeling.

ISPOR México Local Chapter >>

 

NEW!

ISPOR Colombia Local Chapter Seminar
The ISPOR Colombian Local Chapter will host its 4th Pharmacoeconomics Seminar, 22 October 2008, at the University of Bogotá "Jorge Tadeo Lozano", Bogotá. The guest speaker will be Carlos Maldonado MD, President of the Association for the Advancement of Clinical Investigation in Colombia.

ISPOR Colombia Local Chapter >>

 

NEWS


CMS Seeks Public Input on Proposed Medicare Part D Public Use Files
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is considering developing several Medicare Part D Public Use Files (PUFs) and seeks the public’s input regarding the proposed PUFs.

Changes in Health Care Financing & Organization: What’s New with HCFO? >>

 

TIP OF THE MONTH- ISPOR Digest of International Databases
Members can now access the ISPOR Digest of International Databases to gain information about 48 health care databases from 36 countries.  To access the Digest, go to ‘Research’ tab on the purple tool bar and select ISPOR Digest of International Research Databases. Please use the same link to enter your agencies or organization's database.  The Digest is an initiative of the ISPOR Retrospective Database SIG group.
ISPOR Digest of International Databases >>


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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

 

18-19 September 2008
ISPOR Israel Local Chapter 2nd Chapter Congress
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30 September

2008 

Early Registration Deadline for ISPOR 11th Annual European Congress

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22 October

2008 

ISPOR Colombia Local Chapter Seminar

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November 1

2008 

ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations Deadline

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7-8 November 2009

ISPOR México Local Chapter Conference

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November 30

2008 

ISPOR International Fellowship Award Nominations Deadline

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May 16-20, 2009

ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting

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QUICK LINKS

 

3rd Asia-Pacific Conference

 

11th Annual European Congress

 

Value in Health

 

ISPOR CONNECTIONS

 

ISPOR Book of Terms

 

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

 

Student Network

 

ISPOR Speakers' Bureau

 

Local Chapters

 

ISPOR Latin America Consortium

 

ISPOR Asia Consortium

 

ISPOR Asia-Pacific Medial Device & Diagnostics Council

 

Membership

 

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