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APRIL 2013

Welcome to the April 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 Health Economic Evaluation Publication Guidelines Task Force published the Consolidated Health Economic Evaluation Reporting Standards (CHEERS) Statement and the CHEERS Explanation and Elaboration Task Force Report to improve the quality of health care information. The CHEERS Statement consolidates and updates previous health economic evaluation guidelines efforts into one current, useful, reporting guidance.  The statement is endorsed by ISPOR’s official journal, Value in Health and nine other scientific journals.  For more information, please see: » ISPOR Health Economic Evaluation Publication Guidelines Task Force

MEETINGS

ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting

May 18-22, 2013

Sheraton New Orleans

New Orleans, LA, USA

Patient-Centered Outcomes: Focusing on the Patient

Plenary sessions and contributed presentations will focus on the patient’s role in health care decision making and outcomes research.

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Two full days of ISPOR Short Courses: featuring 29 full or half day specialized courses across six topic areas.

NEW courses include: "Agent-Based Modeling," "Value of Information/Probabilistic Analysis" and more.

» More Short Course Information 

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Three full days of the meeting program:  Plenary sessions, issue panels, workshops, ISPOR forums, poster presentations, educational symposia program amount to over 1,600 presentations.

» More Program information

Volunteers are requested to judge research poster and podium presentations during meeting. To volunteer, please complete the: » Research Presentation Judging Form

 

Join ISPOR in New Orleans, known as the birthplace of jazz!

Register now for discounted rates!

EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS TODAY!!

ISPOR 4th Latin America Conference

~100% increase in abstract submissions!

12-14 September 2013

Hilton Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Challenges for Health Care Systems in Latin America: Changing Models of HTA, Priority Setting, and Health Rights

The tremendous growth in abstract submission shows the increasing importance of health and outcomes research within the Latin America region.   The two plenary sessions focus on the use of health technology assessment across the region:

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Assigning Regional Priorities & the Use of HTA in Economic Evaluations in Latin America: How Far Have We Come?

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HTA AS A TOOL TO INFORM PRICING AND COVERAGE POLICIES IN THE NATIONAL CONTEXT: CASE STUDIES FROM ARGENTINA, BRAZIL, CHILE, COLOMBIA, MEXICO AND URUGUAY

» More information on Conference short course, program, exhibit and support opportunities

 

Participate in the biennial ISPOR Latin America Conference in one of the world's largest cities, renowned for its vibrant cultural atmosphere!

» Register Now!

 

ISPOR 16th Annual European Congress

2-6 November 2013

The Convention Centre Dublin

Dublin, Ireland

Finding the Right Pieces for the Health Care Decision-Making Puzzle

The components of decision making in health care will be explored.  Research abstracts, issue panel proposals, or workshop proposals are invited!

 » More Program information

 

  Present your research in the beautiful city of Dublin, known for its countless pubs, live music venues, and rich history!

Abstract Submission Deadline: 25 June 2013
» Submit an Abstract

PUBLICATIONS

Value in Health Volume 16, Issue 2 is available on-line

Value in Health »

 

Value in Health Regional Issues Volume 1, Issue 1
(focusing on Asia) is available on-line

Value in Health Regional Issues Vol.1 Iss.1 »

 

Value in Health Regional Issues Volume 1, Issue 2
(focusing on Latin America) is available on-line

Value in Health Regional Issues Vol.1 Iss.2 »

 

ISPOR CONNECTIONS Vol. 19 No. 2 On-Line

ISPOR CONNECTIONS Vol. 19 No. 2 »

 

Value in Health Regional Issues-CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

Manuscripts are being accepted for Value in Health Regional Issues, Asia, Latin America, and CEEWAA (Central & Eastern Europe, Western Asia and Africa) issues. To submit a manuscript, go to:

Value in Health Regional Issues Manuscript Submission Instructions »

ISPOR GLOBAL OUTREACH

ISPOR Asia Consortium

The ISPOR Asia Consortium is hosting a reception during the ISPOR 18th International Meeting in New Orleans on Monday, May 20, 2013. This reception will provide attendees with an opportunity to meet key opinion leaders from the Asia-Pacific region. All meeting delegates who are interested in the ISPOR Asia Consortium are welcome. Students and newcomers are particularly encouraged to attend. For more information and to join the consortium, please see: ISPOR Asia Consortium.

 

ISPOR Arabic Network

The ISPOR Arabic Network is hosting a reception during the ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting in New Orleans on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. The event will be an excellent opportunity for meeting attendees from the region to network with colleagues from ISPOR Egypt, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates Chapters. For more information on the network, please see: ISPOR Arabic Network

 

ISPOR Central & Eastern Europe Network

The Executive Committee of the ISPOR Central & Eastern Europe Network (CEE) elected Co-Editors for the ISPOR CEE Network Newsletter: News Across Central & Eastern Europe.  To find out more, or to submit news on current health care systems and policies, outcomes research and education in the Central & Eastern Europe, please go to: ISPOR Central & Eastern Europe Network (CEE)

 

ISPOR Colombia Chapter

The ISPOR Colombia Chapter announces its 2013-2014 Chapter leadership. To meet the new leadership and for a list of upcoming Chapter initiatives, please see: ISPOR Colombia Chapter

 

ISPOR Ecuador Chapter

The ISPOR Ecuador Chapter, in collaboration with the Ecuadorian Society of Pharmacology, recently presented at the "Pharmacology International Conference - Pharmacoeconomics, Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacovigilance" in Quito, Ecuador. For more information and to view the photo gallery, see: ISPOR Ecuador Chapter

 

ISPOR Egypt Chapter

The ISPOR Egypt Chapter organized a workshop on “Principles of Pharmacoeconomics.” Topics included: Introduction to Pharmacoeconomics and Budget Impact Analysis. For more information and presentation slides, please see: ISPOR Egypt Chapter

 

ISPOR Indonesia Chapter

The Bahasa Indonesia ISPOR Book of Terms is now available! For details, see: ISPOR Indonesia Chapter

 

ISPOR Peru Chapter

The ISPOR Peru Chapter announces its leadership for 2013-2014. For a listing of the newly installed officers and their positions, please see: ISPOR Peru Chapter

 

ISPOR Singapore Chapter

On March 22, 2013, the ISPOR Singapore Chapter held a symposium for policy makers and researchers in Asia entitled, “Valuing health outcomes for health care decision making using the EQ-5D.” Attendees represented ten different Asian countries. For more information, please see: ISPOR Singapore Chapter

TIP OF THE MONTH

ISPOR Research Tools

To view ISPOR's Outcomes Research Digest, International Digest of Databases, Good Practices for Outcomes Research, Methodology Matrix, Oncology Outcomes Research Resources or Outcomes Research Issues, go to the "Research Tools" Tab on the purple tool bar on the ISPOR homepage.

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

April 9, 2013

ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting

Early Registration Deadline

Register »

 

May 1, 2013

ISPOR Board of Directors Voting Deadline

 

May 1, 2013

ISPOR Student Travel Grants & Meeting Travel Scholarship Awards Application OPENS for 4th Latin America Conference

Student Travel Grants »

Meeting Travel Scholarship Awards »

 

May 18-22, 2013

ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting

Meeting info »

  

July 23, 2013

ISPOR 4th Latin America Conference Early Registration Deadline

Register »

 

August 1, 2013

ISPOR Student Travel Grants & Meeting Travel Scholarship Awards Application OPENS for 16th European Congress

Student Travel Grants »

Meeting Travel Scholarship Awards »

 

12-14 September 2013 ISPOR 4th Latin America Conference

Meeting info »