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
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
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.
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.
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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.
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Volunteers are requested to judge research poster and podium presentations during meeting. To volunteer, please complete the: » Research Presentation Judging Form
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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:
ISPOR 16th Annual European Congress
2-6 November 2013
The Convention Centre Dublin
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!
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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
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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 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
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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