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FEBRUARY 2013

Welcome to the February 2013 edition of the ISPOR eBulletin. The ISPOR eBulletin provides updates on recent and future ISPOR events and accomplishments. For more information, see: www.ispor.org.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ISPOR Scientific Achievement Awards

ISPOR Scientific Achievement Awards are designed to recognize outstanding achievements in pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research. The 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 18th Annual International Meeting in New Orleans, LA, USA, May 18-22, 2013. The ISPOR Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for all 4 awards. If you would like to nominate a candidate for one, or more, of the awards, please send in the required nomination materials to: awards@ispor.org by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013.  Nomination requirements and detailed award descriptions can be found at the ISPOR website: ISPOR Scientific Achievement Awards»

 

ISPOR STUDENT TRAVEL GRANTS AND MEETING TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

ISPOR Student Travel Grants and Meeting Travel Scholarship Awards are now available for all ISPOR meetings in 2013 (maximum of 10 recipients awarded for each). Deadlines are:

  • 18th Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA (May 18-22, 2013): Friday, March 22, 2013
  • 4th Latin America Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina (12-14 September 2013): Friday, July 5, 2013
  • 16th Annual European Congress, Dublin, Ireland (2-6 November 2013): Friday, August 30, 2013

For applicant criteria and application, see:

ISPOR Student Travel Grants »

ISPOR Meeting Travel Scholarship Awards »

MEETINGS

ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting
May 18-22, 2013, Sheraton New Orleans
New Orleans, LA, USA

OVER 1800 ABSTRACTS SUBMITTED (17% INCREASE)!

Short Course Program - 30 courses; see: Short Course Program

 

FIRST PLENARY SESSION: FINDING THE PATIENT IN HEALTH RESEARCH & POLICY
Moderator: Laurie B. Burke, MPH, RPh, Director, Study Endpoints and Label Development, Office of New Drugs, CDER, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, USA
Speakers: Donald L. Patrick, PhD, MSPH, Professor, Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA; Theresa Mullin, PhD, Director, Office of Planning and Informatics, CDER, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, USA; Joe V. Selby, MD, MPH, Executive Director, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), Washington, DC, USA; A Patient

SECOND PLENARY SESSION: FINDING THE PATIENT IN THE DRUG DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
Moderator: Donald L. Patrick, PhD, MSPH, Professor, Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Speakers:
Laurie B. Burke, MPH, RPh, Director, Study Endpoints and Label Development, Office of New Drugs, CDER, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, USA; Freda C. Lewis-Hall, MD, FAPA, Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer, Inc., New York, NY, USA; Gail Gibson Hunt, President & CEO, National Alliance for Caregiving, Bethesda, MD, USA

THIRD PLENARY SESSION: ASSESSING THE EVIDENCE FOR BETTER PATIENT CARE: A HEALTH CARE DECISION-MAKER TOOLKIT9
Moderator: Joseph Cappelleri PhD, MS, MPH, Senior Director, Pfizer, Inc., New York, NY, USA
Speakers: Marc Berger, MD, VP Real World Data and Analytics, Pfizer, Inc., New York, NY, USA; Bradley Martin, Ph, Professor & Division Chair, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Little Rock, AR, USA; Jeroen Jansen, PhD, Vice President, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, MAPI Consultancy, Boston, MA, USA; J. Jaime Caro, MDCM, FRCPC, FACP, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal PQ, Canada; Karen Worley, PhD, Research Leader, Competitive Health Analytics, Inc., Humana, Cincinnati, OH, USA; Sherry Andes, PharmD, Drug Intelligence Supervisor, Catamaran, Lisle, IL, USA

 

Poster Sessions and Exhibits Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday

For sponsorship, advertising, and symposium opportunities, see: ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting »

  

ISPOR 4th Latin America Conference
12-14 September 2013, Hilton Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION OPEN

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS DEADLINE: 21 MARCH 2013

ISPOR is currently accepting submissions for its 4th Latin America Conference, to be held 12-14 September 2013, at the Hilton Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For Plenary Session topics, short course program, and sponsorship, exhibit, and symposium opportunities, see: ISPOR 4th Latin America Conference»

 

ISPOR 16th Annual European Congress

2-6 November 2013, The Convention Centre Dublin

Dublin, Ireland

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION OPENS: 25 MARCH 2013

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS DEADLINE: 25 JUNE 2013

For Plenary Session topics, short course program, and sponsorship, exhibit, advertising, and symposium opportunities, see: ISPOR 16th Annual European Congress »

PUBLICATIONS

Value in Health Volume 16, Issue 1 On-Line

Value in Health »

 

Value in Health Supplement

A Value in Health supplement, "Sustainability of Universal Health Coverage: Five Continents, Four Perspectives," is now available at the 'Collections' section of Elsevier's Value in Health webpage.

 

Value in Health Regional Issues Volume 1, Issues 1 & 2 On-Line

Value in Health Regional Issues »

 

Value in Health Regional Issues-CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

Manuscripts are now being accepted for Value in Health Regional Issues, for its Asia, Latin America, and CEEWAA (Central & Eastern Europe, Western Asia and Africa) issues. For instructions on how to format and submit a manuscript, go to: Value in Health Regional Issues Manuscript Submission Instructions »

 

News Across Asia/Latin America-CALL FOR NEWS ITEMS

News items are now being accepted for News Across Asia and News Across Latin America. Email asiaconsortium@ispor.org, or aconsortiumpublication@ispor.org for details.

 

News Across Asia, Volume 1, Issue 3 (Autumn Issue) On-Line

News Across Asia »

ISPOR SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS/TASK FORCES

ISPOR Clinician Reported Outcomes (ClinROs) Good Measurement Principles Task Force

The ISPOR Board of Directors recently approved the ISPOR Clinician-Reported Outcomes Good Measurement Principles Task Force. For details on this new task force, see: Clinician-Reported Outcomes Good Measurement Principles Task Force»

 

ISPOR Conjoint Analysis – Statistical Analyses, Results and Conclusions Good Research Practices Task Force

The ISPOR Board of Directors recently approved the ISPOR Conjoint Analysis – Statistical Analyses, Results & Conclusions Task Force. For details on this new task force, see: Conjoint Analysis – Statistical Analyses, Results & Conclusions»

ISPOR GLOBAL OUTREACH

ISPOR Asia Consortium Elections

Elections for the 2012-2014 Chair-Elect position are underway for the ISPOR Asia Consortium Education, Publication and Industry working committees. We are pleased to announce Dr. Guk-Hee Suh has been elected 2012-2014 Chair-Elect, ISPOR Asia Consortium Health Service Providers (Clinicians) Committee.

 

ISPOR Central & Eastern Europe Network

ISPOR announces the formation of a new Network: the ISPOR Central & Eastern Europe Network, focused on promoting health economics and outcomes research in the CEE region.

 

ISPOR Hungary Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Hungary Chapter elected Arpad Totth, MD, MSc, Director General, “Elizabeth” Zirc City Hospital, Zirc, Hungary, its new Chapter President.

 

ISPOR Poland Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Poland Chapter has new members for its Executive Committee.

 

ISPOR Distance Learning Program New Chinese Module

The China Pharmaceutical University completed the translation of the iDLP Module "Introduction to Pharmacoeconomics" into Chinese. The module is available at the ISPOR iDLP website.

 

ISPOR Taiwan Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Taiwan Chapter translated 6 ISPOR Good Practices for Outcomes Research articles into Chinese. The Chinese versions of the articles can be viewed at the ISPOR Good Practices for Outcomes Research Index.

 

ISPOR Qatar Regional Chapter

ISPOR announces the formation of the new ISPOR Qatar Chapter, with Daoud Al-Badriyeh, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacoeconomics, College of Pharmacy, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar, as the Chapter’s President. ISPOR Qatar Chapter is also part of the ISPOR Arabic Network.

TIP OF THE MONTH

ISPOR CONNECTIONS On-Line Article Submission Site

ISPOR members can submit articles on Economic Evaluation, Outcomes Assessment, and Policy Analysis, as well as Letters to the Editor and Commentary pieces on-line. To submit an article, go to: ISPOR CONNECTIONS »

 
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

February 8, 2013

ISPOR Scientific Achievement Award

Nominations Deadline

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21 March 2013

ISPOR 4th Latin America Conference Abstract Submission Deadline

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March 22, 2013

ISPOR Student Travel Grant Awards

Application Deadline
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March 22, 2013

ISPOR Meeting Travel Scholarship Awards Application Deadline

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25 March 2013

ISPOR 16th Annual European Congress

Abstract Submission Opens

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April 9, 2013

ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting

Early Registration Deadline

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May 18-22, 2013

ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting

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12-14 September 2013

ISPOR 4th Latin America Conference

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QUICK LINKS

 

Value in Health

 

Value in Health Regional Issues

 

ISPOR CONNECTIONS

 

Press Releases

 

ISPOR Outcomes Research Digest

 

ISPOR Good Research Practices

 

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

 

ISPOR Student Network

 

ISPOR Student Travel Grants

 

ISPOR Meeting Travel Scholarship Awards

 

ISPOR Regional Chapters

 

Education

 

Employment

 

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