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January 2009


The ISPOR eBULLETIN provides updates of recent ISPOR activities and events. For detailed information on ISPOR activities, members are encouraged to go to: www.ispor.org. Please share these new ISPOR activities with your colleagues.

 

MEETINGS

 

ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting, Orlando, FL, USA-Extended Program

 

*Call For Abstracts Deadline: January 15, 2009

Submission Information >>

 

*Extended Program (Monday, May 18 Through

Wednesday, May 20, 2009, At 3PM)

 

*Plenary Sessions

*** Summary Measures of Population Health: The Metrics (Monday)
*** A Roadmap to Knowing What Works in Health Care: Will a US
      National Comparative Effectiveness Center Show the Way?
      (Tuesday)

*** Building a Bridge Over Troubled QALYs: Developing Consensus
      (Wednesday)

 

*Poster Sessions and Exhibits Monday, Tuesday, and WEDNESDAY

 

*Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities, see:

ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting >>

 

ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference will be held 10-12 September 2009 at the Sheraton Rio Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference >>

ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress, Paris, France
The ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress will be held 24-27 October, 2009 at Le Palais des Congrès de Paris, Paris, France. Symposium opportunities are currently available at:
ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress >>

VALUE IN HEALTH

NEW!
Value in Health Early View Articles
Over 80 Early View articles are available on-line including 1 new article added in the last 30 days.
Value in Health >>

NEW!
ISPOR CONNECTIONS Volume 14, Issue 6 Now On-Line
ISPOR CONNECTIONS Volume 14, Issue 6 is now available on-line. Articles include, “Developing and Maintaining a Formulary in a Medicare Plan,” “Between Regulatory Rocks and Hard Places: Quantifying Tolerance for Pharmaceutical Risks,”  “Pharmacoeconomic Research and Policy in Greece”. and “Considerations in Comparing Groups of People with PROs."
ISPOR CONNECTIONS Volume 14, Issue 6 >>

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS/TASK FORCES

 

NEW!

ISPOR Medication Compliance and Persistence SIG

The ISPOR Medication Compliance and Persistence SIG has a number of new projects planned for 2009.  For more information please go to "Project List for 2009" at:
ISPOR Medication Compliance and Persistence >>

 

ISPOR AWARDS

 

NEW!

ISPOR Scientific Awards

The Society's Awards are designed to recognize outstanding achievements in pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research. The ISPOR Scientific Awards are:

  • ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Lifetime Achievement Award
  • ISPOR Bernie J. O'Brien New Investigator Award
  • ISPOR Award for Excellence in Methodology in Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes Research
  • ISPOR Award for Excellence in Application of Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes Research

These ISPOR awards will be presented at the ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting in Orlando, FL, May 16-20, 2009.

The ISPOR Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for all 4 awards.  If you would like to nominate a candidate or yourself for one of the four awards, please send in the required nomination materials to: awards@ispor.org by FEBRUARY 13, 2009. Nomination requirements and detailed award descriptions can be found at the ISPOR website at:
ISPOR Scientific Achievement Awards >>

 

ISPOR CONSORTIUM NEWS

 

NEW!

ISPOR Latin America Consortium New Members

The ISPOR Latin America Consortium welcomes 9 new members to its 2008-2010 ISPOR Latin America Consortium Advisory Committee! 
ISPOR Latin America Consortium >>

ISPOR LOCAL CHAPTER NEWS

NEW!

ISPOR Serbia Chapter Conference
The first ISPOR Serbia Chapter Conference will be held on March 9-10, 2009, at the Sava Center, Belgrade, Serbia. For conference information, see:

ISPOR Serbia Chapter >>

 

NEW!

ISPOR Mexico Chapter

The ISPOR Mexico Chapter held its 1st Seminar on Economic Evaluations for Decision-Makers and Specialists in Mexico City on Dec. 2-3, 2008. Over 150 attendees participated in this seminar. For more details, see:

ISPOR Mexico Chapter >>

 

TIP OF THE MONTH- Value in Health Early View Articles
Readers can now view upcoming issues line-ups of Early View articles. To view these line-ups, go to the Value in Health link on the purple toolbar on the ISPOR homepage and go to: Value in Health Early View Articles.

 

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HEALTH ECONOMICS OF PHARMACEUTICALS AND OTHER MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS (HEPaMI 2008)

European School of Health Economics

 

March 16-20, April 20-24, May 25-29, 2009

Nice (Cannes), France

 

The course “HEALTH ECONOMICS OF PHARMACEUTICALS AND OTHER MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS (HEPaMI 2008)” Covers

  1. the international health care environment
  2. theory and methods of economic evaluation of health care programs
  3. reimbursement, health technology assessment, market access

Course Director

Gisela Kobelt, PhD, European Health Economics France and Lund University Sweden

 

Faculty

Andrew Briggs                   University of Glasgow, UK

Martin Buxton                    Brunel University, London, UK

Michael Drummond              University of York, UK

Laszlo Gulacsi                    University of Budapest, Hungary

Audun Hågå                      Ministry of Health, Norway

Bengt Jönsson                   Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

Gérard de Pouvourville         ESSEC, Paris, France

Thomas Lönngren               EMEA, London, UK

Alan Lyles                         John Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

Matthias vd Schulenburg     University of Hanover, Germany

Ann-Christine Taubermann   Pharmaceutical Review Board, Sweden

Adrian Towse                    Office of Health Economics, London, UK

Milton Weinstein                University of Harvard, Boston, USA

 

Additional Lecturers

Specialists from the pharmaceutical/diagnostic/medical device industries and consulting companies.

 

More information can be downloaded from www.he-europe.com.

 

Enrollment is open on internet, or by mail/fax.

For more details, please contact Gisela Kobelt, tel +33 608 075 390,  gisela.kobelt@he-europe.com

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

 

January 15, 2009

ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting

Abstract Deadline

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9-10 March 2009

ISPOR Serbia Chapter  Conference

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19 March 2009

 ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference Abstract Deadline
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May 16-20, 2009

ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting

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23 June 2009

ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress Abstract Deadline

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10-12 September 2009

ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference
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24-27 October 2009

ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress
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