Stakeholder Engagement in Value Assessment

Aug 2022

This is the Second webinar of the Value and Access to Innovation webseries sponsored by FIFARMA. The series are structured around FIFARMA's VAI working group workstreams: (1) Funding: what is the relation between health & the economy and how to ensure the long term healthcare system sustainability, (2) Value: what are the value frameworks used by decision makers in LatAm and what is the impact on patient access, (3) Adoption: how to ensure access for the right patient, to the right treatment, at the right time.

Data Privacy and Digital Health: The Manufacturers/Payers Perspective

Jul 2022

The key success factor for digital health implementation is the information sharing across multiple stakeholders engaged in the clinical decision making. The COVID pandemic revealed numerous differences in how individual data are used in the process of the adoption of various digital health solutions in the healthcare systems across the globe.

Financing Sustainable Healthcare Systems in Latin America

Jul 2022

This is the first webinar of the Value and Access to Innovation webseries sponsored by FIFARMA. The series are structured around FIFARMA's VAI working group workstreams.

Distributional Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Inform Healthcare Decisions

Jun 2022

This webinar will aim to provide an educational opportunity for the ISPOR membership to learn about the methods for conducting distributional cost-effectiveness analysis (DCEA).

Oncology Endpoints in Reimbursement Decision-Making: Are We Keeping Pace With the Science?

Jun 2022

For cancer drugs, payers often prefer to make decisions based on overall survival (OS) outcomes. However, it may take many years to collect OS data; this is particularly apparent in early-stage cancer and when an active therapy is highly effective at extending life.

Sustainable Access to Biosimilars in the USA and Latin America: Challenges and Potential Solutions

Jun 2022

This webinar leverages recent global research conducted across 17 countries to provide an overview of the challenges and solutions to ensure the biosimilar benefits are sustainably delivered to the whole society.

The Convergence of Synthetic Data and Self-Service Analytics to Create a New RWE Model

May 2022

Real-world evidence has advanced health research over the past two or three decades. The challenges of procuring sufficient, high-quality real-world data, of unlocking the knowledge contained in the data, and of sharing information without compromising patient privacy are ever-present.

Accelerating Patient Access to Next Generation Sequencing

May 2022

Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is the key to precision medicine in oncology and delivers several benefits across the patient care pathway, from providing patients with a tailored therapeutic strategy, increasing efficiency in healthcare systems delivery of care, resulting in potential cost savings and benefits to future patients.

Value-Based Payment in Asia Pacific: Case Studies and Lessons Learned

Apr 2022

Health systems in Asia Pacific regions are under tremendous pressure to deal with the rising costs, unequal access to service, and uneven quality of care. More and more healthcare systems across the region have increasingly embraced a value-based health care (VBHC) agenda. How can we maximize value for money and optimize patient outcomes? How should healthcare be delivered and reimbursed? In light of these issues, this webinar brings together a panel of experts to discuss the current situation of value-based payment in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, challenges and opportunities for VBHC implementation in the region.

Student Network Fireside Chat: CHEERS 2022: Reporting Guidance for Health Economic Evaluation – Student Use and Application

Apr 2022

This fireside discussion led by the task force co-chairs will focus on the main changes from the original CHEERS and provide a quick live demonstration on how to use it.

ISPOR Top 10 HEOR Trends - What Are the Key Themes for 2022-23?

Apr 2022

ISPOR publishes the Top 10 HEOR Trends reports as part of its horizon scanning and monitoring of the trends that affect healthcare decision making around the world. ISPOR gathers information from its members on the current and future importance of a broad range of topics related to health, health care, health policy and scientific research.

Delivering Evidence-Based Access in Rare Diseases: The Challenges in SMA

Apr 2022

This session educates about the specific challenges of rare disease treatments in an HTA and discusses how Real-World Evidence Collection can address the data gap at the time of access decision.

Leveraging the Value of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA) Data Beyond Labelling

Apr 2022

Speakers will discuss the many uses of COA data gathered during patient-focused drug development, including benefit/risk evaluation, HTA, access decisions, policy decisions, and clinician and patient decision-making.

Data Privacy as a Hurdle or Enabler for Digital Health Implementation? The Legal Framework

Apr 2022

The key success factor for digital health implementation is the information sharing across multiple stakeholders engaged in the clinical decision making. The COVID pandemic revealed numerous differences in how individual data are used in the process of the adoption of various digital health solutions in the healthcare systems across the globe.

HTA/Reimbursement Evolution and Priorities for Assessment in a Value-Based Healthcare Environment in Latin America

Mar 2022

This session will discuss trends in the HTA/Reimbursement environment in Latin America and the drivers for value-based health care (VBHC) implementation within the region. The potential benefits of VBHC, stakeholders’ roles in VBHC, contextual barriers and facilitators for VBHC implementation, and potential future impact of VBHC to healthcare in the region will be discussed by a panel of speakers.

Bariatric Surgery Reimbursement Seminar

Mar 2022

Experts from around the world will be sharing their experience about obesity treatment and reimbursement policies in their different countries. The event will consist of 7 expert presentations followed by a round table discussion with an opportunity for the audience to ask questions.

CHEERS 2022 - Reporting Guidance for Health Economic Evaluation: What It Is and How to Use It

Jan 2022

This webinar led by the task force co-chairs will focus on the main changes from the original CHEERS and a provide a quick live demonstration on how to use it. They will also discuss how a patient and public participation group was involved in the revision process, the resources being developed to support CHEERS 2022, the proposals for its dissemination and the involvement of a wide range of journals in the publication of the statement.

Improving Performance: Selection and Development of PerfO Assessments to Capture Clinical Benefit: Performance Outcome Assessment Emerging Good Practices Task Force

Jan 2022

This webinar will be useful for researchers, regulators, academics, industry sponsors, and instrument developers in the clinical outcomes assessment (COA) field working on the development, evaluation, and implementation of performance outcome (PerfO) measures for use in capturing clinical benefits in treatment trials for medical label claims.

Biosimilars' Key Next Steps: What Will the Future Bring?

Jan 2022

This webinar emerges in the sequence of relevant topics highlighted in the ISPOR Science Strategy (particularly the Special Populations and Technologies and Health Economics, Access and Policy sections) and the Special Interest Group on biosimilars, by specifically reflecting on how to tackle inefficiencies of healthcare systems in the future with biosimilars.

Health Preferences in HTA: Use of Patient and Public Preferences

Nov 2021

Consider payer decision making in the context of health preference research (HPR) in market access and health technology assessment (HTA). How does it fit together? What are the differences between patient preferences and public preferences as they apply to HTA? This webinar will provide a basic introduction to these issues and more.

Evolving Real World Data/Evidence Guidelines and Landscape in China: From Policy to Practice

Oct 2021

There is increasing demand for real-world evidence (RWE) in healthcare decision making around the global, same as in China. Being the world’s second-largest market (after the US) and the only major market growing in the high single-digits annually, the regulatory and market access environment is evolving rapidly amid the fast development of healthcare sector in China.

Health Preference Research in the Context of Gene Therapy in Rare Diseases

Sep 2021

During this webinar, the speakers will present their respective studies on gene therapy in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and hemophilia. They will discuss the importance of the disease context, the qualitative research that influenced attribute selection, the selection of health preference method and design of the health preferences’ tasks, and how the study findings relate to the potential value of gene therapy.

Embedded Clinical Trials: Understanding the Opportunities and Challenges for Real-World Evidence Generation

Sep 2021

In this webinar, experts will explore embedded clinical trials and their potential for effectively generating real world evidence, and review case studies illustrating best practice for these trials in action.

Innovations in Value Communication: Optimizing Payer Engagement at the Local Level

Sep 2021

Securing reimbursement from national payers is critical to your product’s commercial success. However, payers at the local and regional levels continue to get more authority to manage their own budgets. This makes engaging with payers and designing an effective strategy for value communication difficult as the concept of value can mean different things to different stakeholders.

The Health Preference Research Landscape - Preference Information, Methods, and Use

Aug 2021

This webinar is a collaboration between ISPOR’s Health Preference Research Special Interest Group and the New Professionals Network.

Use of External Controls for Oncology RWE Studies to Enhance Development and Accelerate Knowledge of New Treatments

Aug 2021

They will address challenges faced by the pharmaceutical industry with clinical trials and the potential benefits that may be addressed with external controls, including lower costs, increased efficiency, time savings and potential ways to introduce real-world data elements for regulatory decisions.

Current Healthcare Funding Models, Challenges and Opportunities in Middle East

Jul 2021

In this webinar, ISPOR Chapter members from the Arabic network will present the different funding channels in their countries, share experience about the current challenges and discuss possible opportunities that have not yet been explored.

ISPOR Educational Webinar: How to Improve Participatory Decision Making in HTA

Jul 2021

Panelists will discuss what approaches to use, describe the relevance for HTA organizations and how it might best be used, and will provide reflective thoughts on potential gaps, and where future efforts might be.

ISPOR Student Webinar: Health Economic Analyses and Modelling using R

Jul 2021

During this webinar Dr Petros Pechlivanoglou and Dr Koen Degeling will provide an overview and hands-on demonstration of the opportunities of using R software for health economic analyses and modelling.

Real World Oncology in China: Unique Opportunities to Drive Improved Patient Access and Outcomes

Jun 2021

The potential to improve cancer care in China is clear, the journey to that destination is not. Here, we bring together a group of experienced RWE leaders, thinkers, and “doers" for an interactive, friendly, and informative discussion about the unique attributes of oncology care in China: diverse patient journeys, integration with traditional medicines, immature EHR integration across institutions, and the rapidly evolving regulatory and reimbursement environment.

El futuro digital de la salud

May 2021

Esta sesión describirá el potencial de las soluciones digitales para transformar la atención en salud en América Latina, los obstáculos que siguen presentes y que impiden la amplia adopción y adaptación. Exploraremos lo que podemos aprender de los ejemplos de transformación digital en América Latina y otros países.

The Power of Human+Digital Connection

May 2021

In a healthcare world saturated with digital tools – and 40% of patients turning to digital resources – the best patient outcomes actually occur when personal, human-touch plays a notable part in acclimating patients on their prescription therapy. New research suggests that adding personal connection to digital health can increase adoption by 70%, leading to greater outcomes and faster healing.

Generando inversiones para la atención en salud en América Latina

Apr 2021

Esta sesión, va a explorar modelos potenciales para generar inversiones a corto plazo para la atención en salud en América Latina, ya sea de nuevas fuentes de ingresos, opciones de financiación internacional o, inversionistas del sector privado. Incluiremos experiencias de países de América Latina así como modelos que se han mostrado prometedores en otros contextos, sectores o regiones que pueden contener lecciones aprendidas relevantes.

ISPOR's New Science Strategy - A Member-Generated Roadmap of HEOR Priorities and Frontiers

Mar 2021

This webinar will review each of the theme areas and focal points in the Strategy, the process by which they were generated, and their potential implications for future ISPOR activities.

The Impact of COVID-19 in Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities in Latin America

Mar 2021

To help viewers better understand the region, this webinar brings together a panel of health experts across Latin America to provide multiple perspectives on the effects of COVID-19 in the healthcare of Latin America including regulatory change and innovation, public-private partnerships in health, digital transformation, regional and inter-regional cooperation and capacity building. Brought to you by ISPOR's Latin America Consortium.

Esquemas de Acuerdo Administrado/Managed Entry Agreements (MEAs)

Mar 2021

En este evento educativo, escucharemos a dos expertos que han estado a la vanguardia de los esfuerzos en America Latina por implementar estos acuerdos, con el fin de balancear el acceso a nuevas tecnologías con un financiamiento sostenible. Héctor Castro (Líder global en financiamiento a la salud, tecnologías, datos e impacto, MSH) y Alicia Ferreira (Ex-directora del Fondo Nacional de Recursos) compartirán con nosotros ejemplos reales de cómo los Acuerdos de Entrada Gestionada se están implementando progresivamente en América Latina y, recomendaciones sobre cómo crear las bases para un camino mejorado hacia un mayor acceso a tratamientos para todos los latinoamericanos.

Challenges in Assessing the Clinical and Economic Value of Future Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease

Feb 2021

This educational webinar will describe factors that affect the assessment of the clinical and economic value of medical innovations, highlight specific issues with relevance to the societal value of treatments for AD, and place these issues in the context of future health technology assessments for AD treatments.

Reimbursement Models and Value-Assessment Approaches in the Digital Health Ecosystem – Asia Pacific Perspectives

Feb 2021

In this webinar, expert speakers will explore the current digital healthcare landscape in Asia Pacific including regulatory, value assessment and reimbursement aspects, as well as future directions. Experiences with validation, evidence generation and reimbursement pathways for digital health solutions will be also shared through case studies.

Supporting Covid19-Related Decision Making with Health Preference Research

Feb 2021

Many preference researchers have been quick to respond to this need and have conducted empirical COVID19 studies to better understand the value of health and health-related policies.

Biosimilars: Market Access Challenges & Opportunities Worldwide

Feb 2021

This webinar will present an insightful exchange on best practices, challenges and opportunities for market access of biosimilars in different regions worldwide.

Shaking the Myth of Real World Evidence: Updates From the RWE Transparency Initiative

Dec 2020

This session will provide updates from the initiative including progress on the study registration site and the special task force on RWE protocol templates.

The 4th Industrial Revolution, Digital Transformation and Patient Centricity: A Leadership View

Dec 2020

In this presentation we will explore what the 4th Industrial Revolution is, how it impacts on the progressive movement towards digital transformation in our workplace. We will show that there is an inevitable convergence between the health ecosystem and the digital world.

CHEERS II: Bold Directions for New Reporting Standards?

Dec 2020

This webinar will discuss the rationale for the revision of the original Consolidated Health Economic Evaluation Reporting Standards (CHEERS) reporting guidelines and outline directions for the new reporting standards, as suggested by a Delphi survey.

The Proper Order of Things is Often a Mystery: A Novel Approach to Selecting Treatment Sequences

Dec 2020

In this webinar, we will consider the apparent disconnect between HTA assessments of treatments within a specified location in a treatment sequence and clinical practice where a treatment sequence is tailored to the patient.

Long Term Value Demonstration in Alzheimer’s Disease: Evidence Needs

Dec 2020

This educational webinar explores some of the key issues relating to long-term evidence needs within the context of HTA in AD and considers what can be done in the short, medium, and long term to address evidence needs.

Using Patient Preferences to Inform Decision Making

Nov 2020

The current regulatory and assessor landscape will be discussed including the European Union’s Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) and the Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC). The task force is presenting their work to date with the request for feedback.

ISPOR/IVI COVID Webinar #5: Using VA/HTA in Pursuing Innovation and Access in a Pandemic

Nov 2020

This capstone webinar culminates the ISPOR-IVI series with a reflection on future direction and commitment needed to improve the scientific credibility and relevance of VA/HTA to pandemic preparedness.

An Introduction to Cost Analysis Methods Using Large/administrative Claims Databases

Nov 2020

Determining resource utilization patterns, treatment and disease-related costs has become an important aspect of health outcomes research to guide health care resource allocation from a payer and policy decision-making perspectives.

Value Assessment in Alzheimer's Disease: A Focus on Equity

Nov 2020

This webinar will define how Alzheimer’s disease affects underserved communities; share opportunities to create more equitable, ethical, and inclusive value frameworks; and educate on the community’s role in solving this problem.

ISPOR/IVI COVID Webinar #4: The Role of Public Health – How can VA/HTA Inform Pandemic Policy Interventions and Public Resource Allocation?

Nov 2020

COVID-19 has brought home the importance of public health expertise and investment. How should VA/HTA address risks and benefits of public health policy interventions? How do we model the interactions between health and other sectors in our economy? What are the roles of the public vs. private sector in public health infrastructure and interventions? Are there policy implications for public health investment that VA/HTA can help frame?

Patient-Reported Outcomes Webinar 2 (3 Part Series): Generating PRO Data – and Using It

Oct 2020

To advocate for a meaningful use of PROs to best reflect patient reality, patient advocates need to understand what PROs are, how PROs are being measured, and how they can bring the patient perspective into development, use and reporting of PRO measurements. This information will be presented across a 3-part webinar series

Valuing Future Alzheimer’s Disease Medicines: Extending the Paradigm

Oct 2020

This webinar seeks to explore some of these broader elements within the context of evolving value assessment and considers how they may meaningfully be incorporated to facilitate a more holistic approach to valuing medical innovation.

Patient Reported Outcomes Webinar 3: Developing New Patient-Reported Outcomes Instruments

Oct 2020

To advocate for a meaningful use of PROs to best reflect patient reality, patient advocates need to understand what PROs are, how PROs are being measured, and how they can bring the patient perspective into development, use and reporting of PRO measurements. This information will be presented across a 3-part webinar series outlined below.

Biosimilars: Unleashing The Potential For Improved Patient Access And Cost Savings In The United States

Oct 2020

The webinar will present an overview of societal benefits of biosimilars, how these are measured, how the United States (US) and select markets are tracking in attaining these benefits, and potential solutions for advancing the evidence of potential benefits into action.

ONE HEALTH Perspectives on HEOR

Oct 2020

This webinar features a range of international speakers who will introduce several One Health-related topics as they pertain to HEOR, with a view gauging interest in the formation of an ISPOR Animal and One Health Special Interest Group (SIG).

Methods Maze: Pointers for Selecting Survival Extrapolation Models for Cancer Immunotherapy

Oct 2020

In this webinar, we will be discussing this issue in relation to cancer immunotherapy. An overview of the survival extrapolation methods which could be used for cancer immunotherapies will be presented along with an assessment of their strengths and limitations. Finally, the presenters will provide attendees with some pointers to help with the selection of appropriate survival extrapolation models for these agents.

Patient-Reported Outcomes Webinar 1 (3-Part Series): Webinar 1: What are PROs and HRQOL Tools?

Sep 2020

To advocate for a meaningful use of PROs to best reflect patient reality, patient advocates need to understand what PROs are, how PROs are being measured, and how they can bring the patient perspective into development, use and reporting of PRO measurements. This information will be presented across a 3-part webinar series.

Open Source Models in HEOR: Benefits, Challenges, and ISPOR Members’ Perceptions

Sep 2020

There is growing interest in the use of open source models (OSMs) for cost-effectiveness analysis. In this session, the leaders of a new Special Interest Group (SIG) will introduce the general ISPOR membership to OSMs, providing an overview of some of the perceived benefits and potential barriers to their adoption. The presenters will share the findings of a recent survey, relaying ISPOR members’ experiences and expectations about OSMs. The webinar will be used to help shape the direction of future events and the focus of the SIG.

French Administrative Health Care Database (SNDS): Strengths, Limitations and Perspectives for the Largest and Richest Real-World Database in EU

Sep 2020

Certara’s extensive experience with the recently accessible French administrative healthcare database (SNDS) has provided key insights into how the database can be used for a larger impact on patient access, health technology and public health assessments

Balancing Economics and Ethics: How Can VA/HTA Support Equitable Resource Allocation?

Sep 2020

Evolving data from COVID-19 tell the story we already know: the impact of this disease affects people – especially people of color - disproportionately, both in terms of risk and prevalence, as well as access to care and outcomes. In considering VA/HTA approaches, as well as in discerning how to apply such findings, how must we address questions of ethics and equity?

COVID-19: Are Our Methods Up To The Task?

Aug 2020

The methods, assumptions, and inputs to Value Assessment (VA) and Health Technology Assessment (HTA) are an evolving debate in the US, as we seek to balance questions of population health-driven resource allocation with the unique needs of health system, employer, payer, and societal decision-making and the emerging science of patient heterogeneity and precision medicine.

Global Experiences with the Use of HTA for Health Benefit Packages Development

Aug 2020

In this session, experts from Latin America, Asia-Pacific and EMEA will discuss the role of HTA in UHC, including priority setting, coverage and financing, and share their experience in effective application of HTA to support designing benefits package for UHC while tackling the encountered challenges.

Patient Reported Outcomes in Asia Pacific: Opportunity and Challenges

Aug 2020

In this session, expert speakers from the Asia Pacific region will discuss the importance, strengths and limitations of PROs, and use case studies to illustrate how to develop valid PRO measures and how PROs support research and decision-making.

The Usage of Real-World Evidence (RWE): Monitoring and Managing Health Technologies In Latin America - Where We Are and Where We Are Heading

Aug 2020

In this webinar, a holistic multi-stakeholder discussion about the stage of RWE and how its use could improve the performance of healthcare systems in LATAM, including priority setting, health technology assessment (HTA), effectiveness and safety measurement, and innovative access models.

How Should The COVID-19 Pandemic Challenge Conventional Wisdom About HTA/VA?

Jul 2020

The initial webinar in the series will set the stage with an overview of current issues that the pandemic presents for the assessment of new technologies to prevent, treat, and potentially cure COVID-19, as well as the policy and implementation challenges.

Assessing the Impacts of a Pandemic on Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Utilization

Jul 2020

The far-reaching impacts of a pandemic on the US healthcare industry have tremendous implications for pharmaceutical and medical device utilization. Join this session to learn about the short-and long-term effects of a pandemic on healthcare utilization to inform pharmaceutical and medical device companies on how they may need to adjust their analyses of real-world data.

Patient Engagement in Research: An ISPOR Definition

Jul 2020

The purpose of this webinar is to present the ISPOR definition of “patient engagement in research.” The definition was derived from a multi-step process, including a systematic review and qualitative analysis of existing definitions, and a multi-stakeholder review.

Measurement Comparability Between Modes of Administration of PROMs-Webinar

Jul 2020

When Does Mode of Data Collection Matter? Updated and Expanded Recommendations for Collecting PRO Measures Electronically in Clinical Trials

Why and How to Use Qualitative Research Methods in Conjunction with Discrete Choice Experiments in Health Care

Jun 2020

This webinar will explore why and how to use qualitative research methods in conjunction with discrete choice experiments in healthcare. Speakers will discuss formative qualitative research for the identification and generation of attributes and levels and qualitative research for testing survey comprehension and decision-making processes.

HEOR in the Era of COVID-19

May 2020

Virtual ISPOR 2020 Preconference Plenary Session - Keynote Address: COVID-19: Accelerating the Evidence to Inform our Response Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, Director, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, Washington, DC, USA Panel: COVID-19: A Global Call to Action for Health Economics & Outcomes Researchers

New Developments in Health Technology Assessment in Asia Pacific

Apr 2020

Health technology assessment (HTA) is gaining widespread acceptance and plays a vital role in healthcare decision making in many countries across the Asia Pacific region. In order to meet the changing demands of patients in light of new health technology innovations, HTA processes have needed to adapt. In this webinar, leading HTA experts from Thailand and South Korea will provide updates on recent developments in their countries’ HTA processes to strengthen patient access to innovative health technologies.

Adding Depth to Observational Research through Data Linkage

Apr 2020

This webinar will explore the value and challenges of linking administrative claims data to additional data sources in order to provide a more comprehensive look at the patient journey through a disease state. Data linkage types, techniques and best practices will be discussed.

Financing Epidemics: Developing an Insurance Scheme for Outbreaks in Africa

Apr 2020

This timely webinar will highlight an initiative under development to create an insurance scheme in African countries to provide emergency financing for disease outbreaks. Country-level engagement to tailor the scheme to country needs and costing of outbreak responses to inform estimates of premiums will be specifically addressed.

Top 10 Trends in Health Economics and Outcomes Research 2020

Apr 2020

ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), announced the publication of its 2020 Top 10 HEOR Trends report early this year. In the report, the Society has identified the top 10 HEOR trends that will shape the field and influence healthcare over 2020 and the near future.

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