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MARCH 2013

Welcome to the March 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

2013 ISPOR Board of Directors Election

DEADLINE TO VOTE: MAY 1, 2013

This is a reminder to vote for the 2013-2014 ISPOR Board of Directors candidates. You have the opportunity to vote for the President-Elect (term of office 2013-2014 as President-Elect and 2014-2015 as President) and three Directors (2013-2015). Please vote online via the ISPOR website.

ISPOR Board of Directors Election 2013 »

 

ISPOR STUDENT TRAVEL GRANTS AND MEETING TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

We are now accepting applications for ISPOR Student Travel Grants and Meeting Travel Scholarship Awards 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

FULL PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE

ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting »

29 Short Courses

         3 Plenary Sessions

         15 Issue Panels

      31 Workshops

      60 Podium Presentations

8 Educational Symposia
   5 Poster Sessions

 

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; The 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 TOOLKIT
Moderator: Joseph Cappelleri, PhD, MS, MPH, Senior Director, Pfizer, Inc., New York, NY, USA
Speakers: Marc Berger, MD, Vice President, Real World Data and Analytics, Pfizer, Inc., New York, NY, USA; Bradley Martin, PhD, 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

 

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

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION 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, advertising, 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

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

PUBLICATIONS

ISPOR CONNECTIONS Vol. 19 No. 1 2013 On-Line

ISPOR CONNECTIONS Vol. 19 No. 1 »

 

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 »

ISPOR GLOBAL OUTREACH

ISPOR Arabic Network

The ISPOR Arabic Network will present a Forum entitled, “Health Care Data in the Arabic-speaking Countries: Challenges in Collecting, Sharing and Applying,” at the ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting in New Orleans.

 

ISPOR Central & Eastern Europe Network

The ISPOR Central & Eastern Europe Network (CEE) will present a Forum entitled, “Pricing of Pharmaceuticals in Emerging Countries of the CEE Region,” at the ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting in New Orleans.

 

ISPOR Chinese MDA-PE Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Chinese MDA-PE Chapter translated the iDLP Module, "Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis," into Chinese.

 

ISPOR India Andhra-Pradesh Regional Chapter

The ISPOR India Andhra-Pradesh Chapter will hold the National Conference on Patient Reported Outcomes in Pharmacovigilance on March 24, 2013, at the RDT Hospital, Bathalapalli, India.

 

ISPOR Israel Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Israel Chapter is organizing the 6th Annual Conference of the Israeli Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research on April 24-25, 2013, at Dan Accadia Hotel, Herzlia, Israel. Discussion topics will include the value of vaccination and risk-sharing schemes.

 

ISPOR Taiwan Regional Chapter

Taiwan Medical Devices & Diagnostics Market access and Reimbursement information, developed by the ISPOR Taiwan Chapter, is posted in the ISPOR Global Healthcare Systems Road Map.

TIP OF THE MONTH

ISPOR Site Map 

The Site Map on the ISPOR homepage gives you quick and comprehensive access to the ISPOR website and provides 23 ISPOR areas of interests and links to many useful resources. To access the ISPOR Site Map, simply click the Site Map Link on the ISPOR homepage.

 

 

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

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 1, 2013

ISPOR Board of Directors Voting Deadline

 

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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