Welcome to the May 2013 edition of the ISPOR eBulletin. The ISPOR eBulletin provides updates on recent and future ISPOR events and accomplishments. This edition includes information about the ISPOR 18th International Meeting, highlighted sessions, upcoming meetings and global ISPOR activities. For more information, see: www.ispor.org
2013-2014 New ISPOR Board Members:
Adrian Towse, MA, MPhil
Maarten IJzerman, PhD
W.G. (Wim) Goettsch, MSc, PhD
Adrian Griffin, MSc
ISPOR has launched a new Communications Initiative to publicize the scientific research presented at the ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting. In an effort to give higher exposure to these studies and make sure they are widely read among the research and decision maker community, they are posted on the ISPOR LinkedIn discussion group with a link to the ISPOR Research Digest. To submit your research, please email: CommunicationInitiative@ispor.org
ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting
May 18-22, 2013
Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA
Patient-Centered Outcomes: Focusing on the Patient
MEETING FEATURES OVER 1,600 PRESENTATIONS!
OVER 3,000 ATTENDEES EXPECTED!
“We are thrilled to have a wide range of perspectives represented at our meeting ranging from patient advocates to pharmaceutical companies to the FDA and PCORI, all with the patient at the center of the discussion,” said ISPOR’s 2013 President-elect, William Crown, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Optum Labs.
ADDITIONAL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS:
Be part of the live discussion during and after the ISPOR Meeting! Tweet your comments to @ISPORorg using #ISPORNewOrleans
Online registration is now closed. Onsite registration is available throughout the meeting
ISPOR 4th Latin America Conference
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
NEW! EXTENDED PROGRAM FEATURES OVER 400 PRESENTATIONS – A 100% INCREASE!
PLENARY SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED!
» Register now for discounted rates
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
OVER 3,500 ATTENDEES EXPECTED!
The components of decision making in health care will be explored.
» More Program information
Research abstracts, issue panel proposals, or workshop proposals are still invited!
Present your research in the beautiful city of Dublin, known for its ancient pubs, live music venues, and rich history!
Abstract Submission Deadline: 25 June 2013
» Submit an Abstract
Value in Health Volume 16, Issue 3
This issue features the abstracts for the ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting.
Value in Health Regional Issues Volume 2, Issue 1
This issues features research focusing on Asia.
Value in Health Regional Issues-CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS
To submit a manuscript for Value in Health Regional Issues, Asia, Latin America, and CEEWAA (Central & Eastern Europe, Western Asia and Africa) issues, go to:
Value in Health Regional Issues Manuscript Submission »
The Budget Impact Analysis Good Practices II Task Force Report:
The report, "Budget Impact Analysis – Principles of Good Practice: Report of the ISPOR 2012 Budget Impact Analysis Good Practice II Task Force” is now available for review. To review the draft manuscript, please go to: Review BIA Manuscript »
NEW ISPOR Special Interest Group is looking for members!
The ISPOR Rare Diseases Special Interest Group is looking for working group members. For more information, please see:
ISPOR Rare Diseases SIG »
ISPOR Asia Consortium
The ISPOR Asia Consortium will hold six business meetings and a reception during the ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting in New Orleans. The business meetings will focus on updating committee and chapter initiatives, accomplishments and sharing ideas. For the schedule of the meetings and reception, please see: ISPOR Asia Consortium.
ISPOR Latin America Consortium
For information on the ISPOR Latin America Consortium committee meetings, reception, and Chapter forums being hosted at the ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting in New Orleans, please visit: ISPOR Latin America Consortium.
ISPOR Bosnia & Herzegovina Chapter
The ISPOR Bosnia & Herzegovina Chapter members translated the ISPOR Distance Learning Module: Introduction to Outcomes Research into Bosnian. To view this and another DLP modules available in Bosnian, please see: ISPOR Distance Learning Program.
ISPOR Chile Chapter
On May 3, 10, and 17, 2013, the ISPOR Chile Chapter in collaboration with the School of Public Health of the University of Chile, the Catholic University and the Department of Epidemiology of the Andes University will present its 3rd Pharmacoeconomics and Health Technology Assessment Program Course. For more information, please see: ISPOR Chile Chapter.
ISPOR Israel Chapter
The ISPOR Israel Chapter organized a workshop on April 11, 2013 on Risk-Sharing Agreements, during which examples from Europe, Israel and the US were presented. In addition, the chapter held the 6th Annual Conference of the Israeli Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR Israel Chapter) on April 24-25, 2013 in Tel-Aviv. Discussion topics included: drug pricing in Israel and the Israeli “health basket.” For programs, please see: ISPOR Israel Chapter.
ISPOR Qatar Chapter
The ISPOR Qatar Chapter was acknowledged in the Middle East Business and Financial News for its role in the advancement of research and pharmaceutical care in Qatar. To learn more, see ISPOR Qatar Chapter.
ISPOR Saudi Arabia Chapter
The ISPOR Saudi Arabia Chapter organized workshops on Health Economics on April 4-5, 2013. For more information, please see: ISPOR Saudi Arabia Chapter.
ISPOR Shanghai Chapter
On April 20, 2013, the ISPOR Shanghai Chapter held the 2013 10th Shanghai Pharmacoeconomics Forum on “Revisiting Drug Formulary Adjustment from Multi-perspectives.” Perspectives on Drug Formulary Adjustment and shared experiences in China and UK were presented. For the forum agenda, please see: ISPOR Shanghai Chapter
ISPOR South Africa Chapter
The ISPOR South Africa Chapter organized a video conference on: Epidemiology, live via Skype on April 17th. For the conference agenda and handout, please see: ISPOR South Africa Chapter.
ISPOR Taiwan Chapter
On April 27-28, 2013, the ISPOR Taiwan Chapter, in conjunction with the ISPOR Shanghai Chapter, ISPOR Beijing Chapter and ISPOR Hong Kong Chapter, co-organized the 2013 5th Asia Huaxia Forum of Pharmacoeconomics and Health Technology Assessment on “HEOR issues in drug prices and monetary values.” For the forum agenda, please see: ISPOR Taiwan 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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