Overview

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) is an international, multistakeholder, nonprofit dedicated to advancing HEOR excellence to improve decision making for health globally. The Society is the leading source for scientific conferences, peer-reviewed and MEDLINE®-indexed publications, good practices guidance, education, collaboration, and tools/resources in the field.

ISPOR’s community of 14,000 individual and chapter members representing more than 100 countries engages a wide variety of healthcare stakeholders, including researchers and academicians, assessors and regulators, payers and policy makers, the life sciences industry, healthcare providers, and patient engagement organizations. The Society’s leadership has served as an unbiased resource and catalyst for innovation in the field for more than 25 years.

Please note:

ISPOR’s official name is and should be referred to as “ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research" it the first use, after which "ISPOR" can be used.  The “official” event names for 2022 include (and should be referenced as such):

ISPOR 2022 (for ISPOR’s annual international conference—May 15-18, 2022 in Washington, DC, USA Area and Virtual); Hashtag is #ISPORAnnual

Virtual ISPOR Asia Pacific Summit 2022 (20-21 September 2022); Hashtag is #ISPORAP

ISPOR Europe 2022 (for ISPOR’s annual European conference—6-9 November 2022 in Vienna, Austria and Virtual); Hashtag is #ISPOREurope


ISPOR’s Global Stakeholders

ISPOR believes that by including a wide variety of stakeholder viewpoints, the Society can advance the science and increase the understanding and application of health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) methods to improve healthcare decisions. Learn more about our members here.


ISPOR-Stakeholders


Board of Directors 2022-2023

ISPOR’s dedicated volunteer leaders make the Society's work possible. See our Board of Directors here.


Mission, Vision, and Organizational Values

ISPOR is dedicated to improving healthcare decision making. We believe that every healthcare decision should be informed by the best scientific research. Toward that goal, the Society’s mission is to promote health economics and outcomes research excellence to improve decision making for health globally. Learn more about our mission here.


Strategic Focus

As the leading scientific and educational nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing HEOR excellence, ISPOR is committed to strategically planning for the future. ISPOR’s strategic plan is designed to extend the Society’s influence to promote HEOR excellence and to serve as an unbiased resource and catalyst for innovation in the field. Read about our strategic plan here.


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