Opportunities for members to provide input include:

The Initiative has already benefited from several opportunities for member input:

  • Members were invited to respond to the Value in Health Call for Papers in May/June 2016; Of the 125 abstracts submitted, 22 papers from this Call were published in Value in Health in February 2017.
  • The initiative was referenced at several points during the May 2016 ISPOR 21st Annual International Meeting in Washington, DC, USA and member comments were discussed at those sessions. A brief overview of the initiative was presented by ISPOR’s Chief Science Officer, Dr. Richard Willke, during his remarks in the 2nd plenary on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 8:30-10:30 AM.
  • The 6th Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon) featured two consecutive sessions on the initiative on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Dr. Willke chaired a session from 8:30-10:00 AM entitled, “Health Economic Perspectives on Value Frameworks” . Dr. Jalpa Doshi chaired the following session at 10:15-11:45 AM entitled, “Stakeholder Perspectives: A Roundtable on Value Assessment”. Additional information on ASHEcon 2016 can be found here.
  • ISPOR held an open Stakeholder Meeting on the initiative on Friday, September 23, 2016 in Washington, DC. The open meeting reviewed the planned scope of work for the initiative. Additional information on this meeting can be found here. Documents from the meeting can be found here.
  • An Issue Panel session regarding this initiative was held at the ISPOR 19th Annual European Congress in Vienna, Austria on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Those presentations can be found here.
  • Members of the Stakeholder Advisory Panel and Expert Advisory Board were asked to comment on the initial draft white paper.
  • An Issue Panel and a Workshop were held at the ISPOR 22nd Annual International Conference, Boston, MA, USA on Monday, May 22, 2017. These sessions reviewed the recommendations and several sections of the white paper, with stakeholder panel participants and audience discussion. Those presentations can be found here (see Boston Issue Panel slides and Boston Workshop slides).

Upcoming opportunities for input include:

  • The revised white paper posted for member comments; the comment period closes at midnight (US Eastern time) August 4, 2017. All ISPOR members have been notified by email of its availability for review.
  • A session on value frameworks that discusses the white paper will be held at the International Health Economic Association meeting, Boston MA, July 10, 2017.
  • A session on value frameworks that discusses the white paper will be held at the ISPOR 6th Latin America Conference in São Paulo, Brazil, September 15-17, 2017.
  • Future conference presentations are still to be determined.
  • If you would like to send other comments about the initiative, please write to CSO@ispor.org.