CELEBRATING 20 YEARS: 1995-2015
ISPOR is proud to be celebrating
a 20-year history that is shaping the future
of health economics & outcomes research.
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Through collaboration, global networking, and education activities, ISPOR members gain knowledge and a competitive advantage.
ISPOR Member Benefits, include access to high quality peer-reviewed research, good practice guidelines, and new tools and resources in multiple languages; opportunities to hear, discuss, and present research in highly influential publications and events; global networking and the opportunity to contribute to strategic discussions with payers, governments, policy bodies, and leading experts in the field; and education programs including: short courses, distance learning, webinars, and continuing education accreditation.
ISPOR's Roundtables provide an unbiased forum for key decision-making stakeholders from around the world to learn from each other to advance the science of pharmacoeconomics (health economics) and outcomes research. ISPOR's global, regional, and local Councils and boards act as advisory bodies to the Society and provide direction on key scientific and health policy research issues in health economics and outcomes research.
ISPOR Regional Initiatives Groups (Consortia, Networks, and Chapters) work on the orderly development of the discipline of health economics and outcomes research at a local and / or regional level. ISPOR Regional Initiatives Groups co-organize the ISPOR regional conferences and support the following: the development of Value in Health Regional Issues and other publications (such as regional newsletters); regional research and policy articles; translation of selected ISPOR products into local languages; and the development of regional research, utilization of research, and educational programs.
ISPOR Scientific & Health Policy Groups are comprised of experts that represent different stakeholders and work environments. They develop knowledge products to advance the use of health economics and outcomes research in decision making as well as valuable tools for researchers, decision makers, patients, and the public, as well as manuscripts for publication in ISPOR’s scientific journals and newsletters.
ISPOR Meetings are a forum for discussion and dissemination of information surrounding the science of health economics and outcomes research. The goal of the meetings is to bring together experts in the field to share innovative research methods and health policy developments and to provide an opportunity to learn from each other to advance the science.
ISPOR provides three scientific meetings each year: (two annual meetings in North America and Europe, and one biennial conference in Latin America or Asia-Pacific):
ISPOR is committed to providing education for new and experienced professionals in the field. As such, ISPOR offers the following educational programs to its members:
ISPOR provides access to high quality peer-reviewed expert research and good practice guidelines in multiple languages, as well as opportunities to present research in highly influential publications.
ISPOR Outcomes Research Books:
ISPOR is developing and building the future workforce for the multiple disciplines of pharmacoeconomics (health economics) and outcomes research through its ISPOR Student Chapters and access to the ISPOR Career Center.
As the preeminent resource for health economics and outcomes research, ISPOR provides tools for health care researchers and decision makers to promote the understanding and appropriate use of health care data to inform decisions.
ISPOR's core operations are funded by membership fees, meeting registration fees, and event sponsorship. Meeting content, including contributed issue panels, workshops, research, and plenary sessions are determined by independent evaluators selected from the diverse membership of the Society.