Research Submission Information

ACCESS TO ONLINE SUBMISSION SYSTEM:

WEDNESDAY, 1 NOVEMBER 2017

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE:

WEDNESDAY, 14 MARCH 2018

ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION:

 TUESDAY, 1 MAY 2018

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • All research abstract, workshop and issue panel proposal submissions and presentations must be in English.
  • All research 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.
  • Meeting 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.
  • Research abstract, workshop and issue panel proposal submissions, excluding title and author information, should be no longer than 300 words.
  • The use of tables and graphs in your research abstract submission, workshop or issue panel proposals, are not allowed.
  • Generic names should be used for technologies (drugs, devices), not trade names.
  • A research abstract that was accepted for another meeting and copyright has been transferred cannot be submitted to an ISPOR meeting.
  • Research presented at a previous ISPOR meeting is not allowed.
  • Multiple abstracts on the same study are discouraged.

RESEARCH SUBMISSION INFORMATION

  • All research abstracts (except Conceptual Papers abstracts) must be organized as follows: OBJECTIVES; METHODS; RESULTS; CONCLUSIONS and must include results. Please consider these points when reviewing Conceptual Papers abstracts.
  • Research on all diseases is considered. Study methods include, but are not limited to, conjoint analysis, large database analysis, quasi-experimental analysis, literature or record review, modeling, naturalistic (observational) studies, randomized clinical trials and surveys.    
  • Research on all health care interventions is considered including drugs, behavioral modification, disease prevention, gene therapy, medical device, screening, diagnostic procedures, dietary, health education, radiation therapy, and surgical procedures.
  • Reviews or methods papers are also considered as research abstracts.
  • Presented research abstracts will be published AS SUBMITTED in Value in Health. Changes to abstracts will not be accepted after the Submission Deadline; therefore, they should be carefully written and edited prior to submission.

STEP 1: TITLE

When submitting your abstract, titles must be submitted in all CAPS.

 

STEP 2: RESEARCH TOPICS AND SUBTOPICS FOR RESEARCH SUBMISSIONS

When submitting your abstract, you must select a topic and subtopic that best describes your research. Topic subcategories are listed after each topic below to aid in your selection.

  Clinical Outcomes Studies (COS)
 
  Cost Studies (CS)
 
  Patient-Reported Outcomes & Patient Preference Studies (PRO)
 
  Health Care Use & Policy Studies (HP)
 
  Research on Methods (RM)
 
  Conceptual Papers (CP)
 

STEP 3: PREFERRED DISEASE/DISORDER FOR RESEARCH SUBMISSIONS

Accepted research abstracts are grouped according to disease/disorder for poster presentation.  When submitting your abstract, please indicate one disease/disorder to assist in assigning your abstract for poster presentation.  You can choose "Multiple" if one disease does not apply.

Please note you will have the opportunity to select additional diseases/disorders to represent your research on the next submission step.   This step will not apply if (1) your abstract is accepted for podium presentation or (2) your abstract is not accepted for presentation.

 

STEP 4: DISEASE/DISORDER FOR RESEARCH SUBMISSIONS

When submitting your abstract, you must select the DISEASE/ DISORDER that best describes your research. If no disease or multiple diseases apply to your abstract, select Multiple Diseases/No Specific Disease

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STEP 5: HEALTH CARE TREATMENT FOR RESEARCH SUBMISSIONS

When submitting your abstract, you must select the HEALTH CARE TREATMENT that best describes your research.

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CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION OF RESEARCH ABSTRACTS:

Quality of study criteria (for research study or research on methods abstracts):

**Note: For studies involving data collection or analysis, the abstract will be REJECTED if RESULTS are NOT included.**

  1. Research design is appropriate & transparent.
  2. Data sources are appropriate & transparent.
  3. Data analyses are appropriate & transparent.
  4. Results ARE INCLUDED and are transparent and comprehensible.
  5. Conclusions are consistent with the results.
Quality of conceptual paper abstracts:
  1. Approach to concept is apparent.
  2. Sufficient background information is provided.
  3. Practical implications/recommendations are provided.
  4. Conclusions or recommendations are consistent with the goal of the abstract
QUALITY OF THE ABSTRACT PRESENTATION CRITERIA:
  1. Objectives/research questions are clearly stated and objectives are addressed.
  2. Factual information is kept separate from interpretations or implications/unbiased presentation.
  3. Implications/results, as presented, are easy to understand.
  4. Presentation appears unbiased and is not promoting a product or service.
RESEARCH TOPIC IMPORTANCE
  1. Please rate the importance of this subject to be included in this year’s scientific program.
 

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