ISPOR eBulletin

December 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 14th Annual International Meeting, Orlando, FL, USA-Extended Program

 

*Call For Abstracts Deadline: January 15, 2009

Submission Information >>

 

*Extended Program (Monday, May 18 Through

Wednesday, May 20, 2009, At 3PM)

 

*Plenary Session Topics

***Summary Measures of Population Health (Monday)
***A National Comparative Effectiveness Center in the US

(Tuesday)

***Consensus Development on the QALY (Wednesday)

 

*Poster Sessions and Exhibits Monday, Tuesday, and WEDNESDAY

 

*Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities, see:

ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting >>

 

ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference will be held 10-12 September 2009 at the Sheraton Rio Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference >>

ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress, Paris, France
The ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress will be held 24-27 October, 2009 at Le Palais des Congrès de Paris, Paris, France. Symposium opportunities are currently available at:
ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress >>

ISPOR 11th Annual European Congress, Athens, Greece
The 11th Annual European Congress, "Moving and Improving Concepts & Evidence for Health Care Decisions" was held 8-11 November 2008. For 11th Annual European Congress photos, see:
ISPOR 11th Annual European Congress Photos >>

PUBLICATION DISCOUNTS

 

NEW!

New Publication Discount Available for ISPOR Members

One new book is now available for ISPOR members at a special discounted price: Health Economics for Non-Economists. An Introduction to the Principles, Methods and Pitfalls of Health Economic Evaluations by Lieven Annemans (available in both Dutch and English).
ISPOR Publication Discounts >>

 

VALUE IN HEALTH

NEW!
Value in Health Early View Article
Over 75 Early View articles are available on-line including 7 new articles added in the last 30 days.
Value in Health >>

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS/TASK FORCES

 

NEW!

ISPOR Special Interest Groups (SIG), Task Force, Workshops, and Local Chapter Forums at the 11th European Congress

ISPOR Special Interest Group (SIG), Task Force, Workshops, and Local Chapter Forum Presentations from the ISPOR 11th Annual Congress are now available at the ISPOR website.

 

ISPOR AWARDS

 

NEW!

Best Research Presentation Awards - ISPOR 11th Annual European Congress Recipients

Research podium and poster recipient photos, as well as PDF presentations, are now available at the ISPOR website. To view the presentations, go to:

Podium Presentation Recipients >>

Poster Presentation Recipients >>

 

ISPOR CONSORTIUM NEWS

 

NEW!

ISPOR Latin America Consortium

The ISPOR Latin America Consortium welcomes 19 new members to its 2008-2010 Advisory Committee! 
ISPOR Latin America Consortium >>

ISPOR LOCAL CHAPTER NEWS

NEW!

ISPOR India Local Chapter

The ISPOR India Chapter holds an annual meeting Dialogue on Pharmacovigilance, 21 November 2008, India International Centre, New Delhi, India. For more information, go to:

ISPOR India Chapter >>

 

NEW!

ISPOR Mexico Local Chapter  

On December 2nd & 3rd, the ISPOR Mexico Local Chapter is holding their 1st Seminar on Economic Evaluations for Decision-makers and Specialists in Mexico City, Mexico. The program includes short courses on Modeling and Budget Impact Analysis. For more details, visit:

ISPOR Mexico Local Chapter >>

 

TIP OF THE MONTH- ISPOR Website Map

The Site Map on the ISPOR website gives you a quick and comprehensive look at the ISPOR website and provides over 20 ISPOR areas of interests and links to many useful resources.  To access the ISPOR Site Map, simply click the Site Map Link on the green tool bar on any ISPOR web page.

 

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HEALTH ECONOMICS OF PHARMACEUTICALS AND OTHER MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS (HEPaMI 2008)

European School of Health Economics

March 16-20, April 20-24, May 25-29, 2009

Nice (Cannes), France

 

The course “HEALTH ECONOMICS OF PHARMACEUTICALS AND OTHER MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS (HEPaMI 2008)” Covers

  1. the international health care environment
  2. theory and methods of economic evaluation of health care programs
  3. reimbursement, health technology assessment, market access

Course Director

Gisela Kobelt, PhD, European Health Economics France and Lund University Sweden

 

Faculty

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

Ann-Christine Taubermann   Pharmaceutical Review Board, Sweden

Adrian Towse                    Office of Health Economics, London, UK

Milton Weinstein                University of Harvard, Boston, USA

 

Additional Lecturers

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,  gisela.kobelt@he-europe.com

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

 

2-3 December 2008

ISPOR México Local Chapter Conference

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January 15, 2009

ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting

Abstract Deadline

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9-10 March 2009

ISPOR Serbia Local Chapter  First International Conference

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19 March 2009

 ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference Abstract Deadline
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May 16-20, 2009

ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting

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23 June 2009

ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress Abstract Deadline

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10-12 September 2009

ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference
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QUICK LINKS

 

ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference

 

ISPOR 12th 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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