ISPOR Spain Regional Chapter

Asociación del Capítulo Español de ISPOR

Chapter Activities

  • ISPOR Spain Chapter Meeting: February 7, 2018, Madrid
    The Evolution of Value in Health Care

    Over 200 professionals from the Spanish healthcare sector attended the meeting, which focused on the outcomes from the discussions that took place during the ISPOR 20th Annual European Congress in Glasgow, November 2017. The meeting was organized in collaboration with Diariofarma and provided an opportunity for those that did not attend the ISPOR Congress to have an insight to main topics that were presented in the program. 

  • The First Workshop of the ISPOR Spain Chapter, 8 June 2017, Madrid, Spain
    Funding Models Proposal for the National Health System of the 21st Century

    ISPOR Spain Chapter has organized the First Workshop  held on 8 June 2017 at the Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain and brought together all stakeholders involved in the price and reimbursement process for drugs and health technologies: General Administration of the State, Administration of the Autonomous Communities, academics, experts in Pharmacoeconomics and industry.

    The position of all the participants was unanimous; the system of pricing of drugs and health technologies in Spain requires changes. Very deep changes that go through the urgency to modify fundamental aspects in this process as the use of the economic evaluation, the transparency of its decisions, the procedures and the participation of the autonomous communities.

    Dr. Carme Pinyol, President of the ISPOR Spain Chapter indicated that the economic crisis has meant a drop on health spending that has remained and is maintained once over. This fall in health spending was totally necessary but its focus has been wrong, more emphasis has been placed on how much spending should be reduced rather than how to spend looking for the efficiency of the system. Linear cuts have been made that in the long term will be inefficient without thinking about what structural reforms would be necessary to implement to guarantee the sustainability of the system in the medium to long term.

    It has been mentioned that it was necessary a change in the model that should be produced through a legislative change that modernizes and adapts to this new environment. (Reported by ISPOR Spain Chapter)

    Propuesta de Modelos de Financiacion del SNS del Siglo XXI

    Fecha: Jueves, 8 de junio de 2017

    Horario: De 10.30h a 18.20h

    Sede: Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Salon de Actos Ernest Lluch, C/Sinesio Delgado 10-12, Madrid

    Comite Organizador los invita a participar en esta Jornada muy importante!

    Adjunta esta el acta de la asamblea del pasado año en Viena aprobada en la asamblea del capitulo Espanol en Madrid el 8 de junio.

    Acta de la Asamblea del Capitulo Espanol en Vienna, 2016
    Funding Models Proposal for the National Health System of the 21st century
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    Very Productive Meeting and Constructive Forum at the ISPOR 19th Annual European Congress in Vienna!

    ISPOR Spain Chapter had a great participation at the 19th European Congress in Vienna! ISPOR Spain Chapter Meeting and ISPOR Spain Forum: "The Spanish Experience in Hepatitis C; Friends or Foes? have been characterised by impressive attendance. The audience attending both events has been very enthusiastic and attentive. It worth to outline a great effort put into the preparation for both events by Chapter leadership headed by Carme Pinyol, prominent President of the ISPOR Spain Chapter.

    During the chapter meeting in Vienna, the minutes form the last Spain Chapter meeting held in Murcia, June, 2016, have been read and approved (the minutes can be uploaded below).

    ISPOR Spain Chapter Meeting Minutes (No. 2016/01)

    Date: 15 June 2016

    Location: Murcia, XXXVI Conference on Health Economics

    Attendees: The Board of Directors: Carme Pinyol, Natividad Calvente, Carlos Marrtin, Ana Becerro, Jose Vicente Galindo

    and Maria Dolores Vega. In addition 23 chapter members have been assisted. 

    Agenda: 1. Reading and approval of the previous chapter meeting minutes (No.2015/01). 2. Proposal of constitution as an association.3. Payment of quota and other ways of financing. 4. Working groups. 5. Spanish journal on Health Economics.                                                                                                                    

    Requests and questions followed the main agenda of the meeting.

    The minutes from the ISPOR Spain Chapter meeting held in Vienna will be read and approved at the next chapter meeting. 

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    Anuncio actividades capitulo ISPOR-AES 2016
    ISPOR Spain Chapter Meeting Summary

About Chapter

Chapter Leadership
PresidentCarme Pinyol, MD, MSc
Vice-PresidentNatividad Calvente
Past PresidentPedro Gómez Pajuelo, PhD
SecretaryChristina Espinoza, MD
TreasurerCarlos Martín Saborido, PhD
DirectorAna Becerro de Bengoa
DirectorMaria Dolores Vega Coca

Chapter Constitution

Spain Regional Chapter Constitution

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2016

Contact Information

ISPOR Spain Regional Chapter Office
Agencia de Evaluación de Tecnologías Sanitarias (AETS)
Calle Sinesio Delgado, 4, Pabellón 4
28029 de Madrid


Established July 2010
ISPOR Spain Chapter Workshop Attendees, 8 June 2017, Barcelona, Spain
ISPOR Spain Chapter Workshop Attendees, 8 June 2017, Barcelona, Spain
ISPOR Spain Chapter Members after their Meeting in Vienna
ISPOR Spain Chapter Members after their Meeting in Vienna

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