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April 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 – Full Program now available
Health Care Reform Revisited, v2009.1 (beta)
~1200 abstracts submitted – Record High! – Meeting features over 1,000 presentations!

*Early Registration Deadline: April 7, 2009
ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting Registration »

Saturday, May 16, 2009
  Saturday Short Courses »
  Educational Symposia »
Sunday, May 17, 2009
  Sunday Short Courses »
  Educational Symposia »
Monday, May 18, 2009
  Plenary Session I »
  ISPOR Forums »
  Educational Symposia »
  Poster Session I »
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
  Plenary Session II »
  ISPOR Forums »
  Educational Symposia »
  Poster Session II »
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
  Plenary Session III »
  Poster Session III »

 

ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Over 100% increase in abstract submission!  Register today! 

Early Registration Deadline: 28 July 2009 The ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference will be held 10-12 September 2009 at the Sheraton Rio Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For more information on program content, exhibit and support opportunities, please see:
ISPOR 2nd Latin America Conference »

 

Preliminary Program

Thursday, 10 September 2009 Friday, 11 September 2009

Saturday, 12 September 2009

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.
Abstract submission deadline is 23 June 2009. Abstract submission opens 23 March 2009. For abstract submission instructions, see:
ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress Abstract Submission Instructions »

Preliminary Program

Saturday, 24 October 2009

  Short Courses »
Sunday, 25 October 2009
  Short Courses »
  Plenary Session I: Health Care Reimbursement Systems in Europe: Learning from Each Other
Monday, 26 October 2009
  Plenary Session II: Performance-Based Agreements - Theory to Practice
Tuesday, 27 October 2009
  Plenary Session III: Involving Patients in Health Care Decisions
Sponsorship, Exhibit, and Symposium Opportunities, see:
ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress »


VALUE IN HEALTH

 

NEW! Value in Health Special Issue: Moving the QALY Forward: Building a Pragmatic Road

The Value in Health Special Issue: Moving the QALY Forward: Building a Pragmatic Road is now available on-line.

 

NEW! Value in Health Early View Articles
Over 69 Early View articles are available on-line, including 23 new articles add in the last month.
Value in Health »

 

ISPOR CONNECTIONS

 

NEW! ISPOR CONNECTIONS Volume 15, Issue 2 now On-Line ISPOR CONNECTIONS Volume 15, Issue 2 is now available on-line. Articles include,

“Health Technology Assessments: Are They Relevant To Actual Clinical Practice?” “European Perspective on Harmonization of Health Technology Assessment,” and “ Comparative Effectiveness Research, Health Technology Assessment, & Health Policy Decision Making in the United States: Some Insights from the Frontlines of the Debate."

ISPOR CONNECTIONS Volume 15, Issue 2 »

 

ISPOR REGIONAL CHAPTER NEWS

 

NEW!

ISPOR SLOVAKIA REGIONAL CHAPTER CONGRESS

The 2nd ISPOR Slovakia Regional Chapter Congress will be held on 16 April 2009, Raddison SAS Carlton Hotel Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia. For more details, see:

ISPOR Slovakia Regional Chapter »

 

NEW!

ISPOR CHICAGO REGIONAL CHAPTER

ISPOR Chicago Chapter will be hosting its Spring 2009 meeting on April 8, 2009 at 6:30pm in the College of Pharmacy. This meeting will include issues regarding “Outcomes Research in the Chicago Region” and “A Panel Discussion on Challenges and Opportunities”. For more details see:

ISPOR Chicago Regional Chapter »

 

ISPOR CONSORTIUM NEWS

 

NEW!

ISPOR Latin America Consortium Leadership

ISPOR is pleased to announce the 2008-2010 Chair-elect for the ISPOR Latin America Consortium Advisory Committee: Márcio Machado PhD, Research Associate, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.
ISPOR Latin America Consortium »

 

TIP OF THE MONTH-ISPOR Research

To view ISPOR's Health Science Initiatives, Patient Reported Outcomes, and QOL Activities & Accomplishments from 1999 – 2006, go to the "Research" Tab on the purple tool bar and select any of our four areas.

 

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    Measurement, Design, and Analysis Methods for Health Outcomes Research

August 17–19, 2009

Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

 

Register Today!

 

Leverage the current economic landscape as a chance to outpace your competition. In an increasingly competitive health care market, outcomes evaluation, and research is important for: 

 

* Improving patient outcomes

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                             * Making effective clinical and business decisions

                               * Developing and marketing health care products and services

 

Taught in an interactive classroom setting, this program is geared towards introductory to intermediate learning levels to help participants design, implement, and analyze outcomes studies. Critically review and use outcomes data for clinical decision making, health care planning, and technology development. Greatly enhance the quality of health outcomes research in the health care and pharmaceutical industries by improving your analytical and quantitative understanding and skills.

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Group Discounts Available: Register with a colleague and receive a 15% discount on each full tuition. Receive a 20% discount when three of more colleagues from your organization register. That means, when you participate with four colleagues, a fifth colleague can attend tuition free! This is an excellent professional development opportunity that can serve as a strategy building retreat for your team. Please email us at: contedu@hsph.harvard.edu or call us at 617.384.8692 for more information.

 

What Participants Are Saying:

 

95% of participants rated the overall program as exceeding their expectations.

 

“The course gave me the chance to meet the experts face-to-face, interact with them and other professionals in the field, and update my understanding of state of the art technology in the field of health outcomes research.”  – Clarisa Cañadas MPH, Senior BMS, Brooklyn AIDS Task Force, Brooklyn, NY, USA

 

“I recommend this program for anyone who wants to build stronger skills health outcomes, a key factor in monitoring quality improvement. (The program) will certainly exceed your expectations, not only are the professors great, but networking also added great value to the experience.”  — Camila Lajolo MD, IQG, São Paulo, Brazil

 

For a detailed agenda or to register, visit:

Harvard School of Public Health, Center for Continuing Professional Education or call (617) 384-8692.  Please be sure to mention your Reference Code:  MDA09-IP02 in all correspondence.

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

 

April 7, 2009

ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting Registration 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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