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March 2010

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


NEW! "About ISPOR" Now Available

The “About ISPOR” booklet, a review of ISPOR’s growth and achievements, is now available in PDF format.

"About ISPOR" »




2010 ISPOR Board of Directors Election

This is a reminder to vote for the 2010-2011 ISPOR Board of Directors candidates. In this election, you have the opportunity to vote for the President-Elect (term of office 2010-2011 and as President 2011-2012) and four Directors (2010-2012). Please vote online via the ISPOR website.
ISPOR Board of Directors Election 2010 »

*Deadline to vote is: April 6, 2010.




ISPOR 15th Annual International Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA: May 15-19, 2010


15th Annual International Meeting Program »


ISPOR 4th Asia-Pacific Conference, Phuket, Thailand:

5-7 September, 2010

*Call For Abstracts Deadline: 18 March 2010

ISPOR 4th Asia-Pacific Conference »


ISPOR 13th Annual European Congress, Prague, Czech Republic: 6-9 November 2010
*Call For Abstracts Deadline: 22 June 2010

For sponsorship, exhibit, advertising and symposium opportunities, see:

ISPOR 13th Annual European Congress »




NEW! Value in Health Early View Articles
23 Early View articles are available on-line.

Value in Health Early View articles »

NEW! Value in Health Volume 13, Issue 2 On-Line
Value in Health Volume 13, Issue 2 is now available on-line.
Value in Health Volume 13, Issue 2 »

NEW! ISPOR CONNECTIONS Volume 16, Issue 1 Now On-Line
ISPOR CONNECTIONS January/February 2010 is now available on-line. Articles include:*Thoughts on the Validity of a New QALY Estimator*Health Care Decision-Making Around the World: A Global Roadmap and Country-Specific Decision-Making and Reimbursement Processes*Assessment of Use of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research in Asia: The ISPOR Asia Consortium Needs Survey Report.

ISPOR CONNECTIONS Volume 16, Issue 1 »




NEW! 9th International Symposium for Health Economics

The São Paulo Center for Health Economics hosts the 9th International Symposium for Health Economics: Sustainability of the Health Care Sector, 27-29 April 2010 in São Paulo, Brazil.  For further information visit:

ISPOR Brazil Chapter »





To join a Special Interest Group (SIG), see:

ISPOR Join Special Interest Group »


NEW!  ePRO Working Group
The ePRO Working Group is initiating two NEW Good Research Practices manuscript projects. The the NEW ePRO Working Group Chair is Arthur S. (Art) Zbrozek RPh, MSc, MBA, Senior Director, Health Care Relations, Field Economics Team, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, DE, USA, and will chair the ePRO Systems Validation Manuscript Team.

The ePRO Systems Validation Subgroup »


The ePRO Mixed Modalities Manuscript Team will be led by  Sonya Eremenco MA, ePRO Manager, United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD, USA.

Mixed Modalities Manuscript Project »


If you are interested in actively participating in either of these manuscript projects or would like to join the ePRO Working Group as a Review Group member, please contact:



ISPOR Oncology Special Interest Group (SIG)

ISPOR first disease-specific Special Interest Group was launched in February 2010 with the goal to address specific oncology outcomes research issues and to provide a forum for oncology researchers as well as oncology clinicians to promote the sharing of knowledge about oncology outcomes research. The ISPOR Oncology Outcomes Research Working Group was formed under the umbrella of the Oncology SIG, with the following objectives:

* Identify specific clinical information that outcomes researchers need to know in order to conduct good oncology outcomes research.

* Develop a repository of different oncology resources on the ISPOR website including links to related websites, guidelines, and articles that provide the necessary knowledge to help enhance the quality of oncology outcomes research.


For more information, see: ISPOR Oncology Outcomes Research Working Group. To join this Working Group, see: ISPOR Join Special Interest Group »



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ISPOR 4th Asia-Pacific Conference Abstract Deadline
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