ISPOR eBulletin

July 2008


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.

 

NEW!
ISPOR Board of Directors 2008-2009

The 2008-2009 ISPOR Board of Directors will take office on July 1, 2008. The Board members are as follows: Chris L. Pashos PhD, 2008-2009 President, Michael Barry MD, PhD, FRCPI, 2008-2009 President-elect, 2008-2009 Past President Diana Brixner PhD, 2008-2010 Directors Paul Kind, Penny Mohr MA, Zeba M. Khan RPh, PhD, Don Husereau BScPharm, MSc, and Shanlian Hu MD, MSc 2007-2009 Directors Lou Garrison, PhD, Richard J. Willke PhD, 2007-2010 Treasurer Karen Rascati RPh, PhD, and ISPOR Founding Executive Director Marilyn Dix Smith RPh, PhD. For more information, see:

ISPOR Board of Directors >>

 

MEETINGS

 

ISPOR 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference, Seoul, South Korea

~300 ABSTRACTS SUBMITTED (28% INCREASE)
SIXTY PODIUM AND OVER 190 POSTER PRESENTATIONS

The 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference "Evidence-based Health Care Decision Making in Asia-Pacific: The Application of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research" will be held 7-9 September 2008. Exhibit, symposium and sponsorship opportunities are now available. For more information on these opportunities and for the complete program, see:

ISPOR 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference >>

 

ISPOR 11th Annual European Congress, Athens, Greece

~1200 ABSTRACTS ABSTRACTS SUBMITTED (28% INCREASE)

The 11th Annual European Congress, "Moving and Improving Concepts & Evidence for Health Care Decisions" will be held 8-11 November 2008. Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities are now available. For more information see:

ISPOR 11th Annual European Congress >>

 

ISPOR CONNECTIONS

 

NEW!
ISPOR CONNECTIONS Volume 14, Issue 3 Now On-Line
ISPOR CONNECTIONS Volume 14, Issue 3 is now available on-line. Featured articles include:

  • The EMEA Guideline on Health Related Quality of Life and Its Impact on Drug Development

  • Conditional Reimbursement Based on Future Research

  • Same Language, Different Country: Do All Roads Lead to Rome?

  • Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy in Canada - Context and Recent Developments

Also, as a reminder to ISPOR Members, the on-line version of each issue of ISPOR CONNECTIONS is available for viewing on the ISPOR CONNECTONS page prior to hard-copy release, so please check often to view the latest issues as they are released, as well as having exclusive ISPOR member access to technical articles in each issue.
ISPOR CONNECTIONS Volume 14, Issue 3 >>

ISPOR AWARDS

 

NEW!
ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award

ISPOR is seeking nominations for the 2009 ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award. The nominations deadline is November 1, 2008. Nominations can be sent to: awards@ispor.org. For more information about this ISPOR award, see:

ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award >>

 

NEW!
ISPOR International Fellowship Award

ISPOR is seeking nominations for the 2009 International Fellowship Awards. The nominations deadline is November 30, 2008. Nominations can be sent to: awards@ispor.org. For more information about this ISPOR award, see:

ISPOR International Fellowship Award>>

 

ISPOR CONSORTIUM NEWS

 

NEW!

New Committee Members Added to ISPOR Latin America Consortium

The ISPOR Latin America Consortium welcomed 7 new members to the ISPOR Latin America Consortium Executive Committee, now representing 6 countries.

ISPOR Latin America Consortium >>

 

NEW!

New Committee Members Added to ISPOR Asia Consortium

The ISPOR Asia Consortium welcomed 14 new members to the ISPOR Asia Consortium Executive Committee.

ISPOR Asia Consortium >>

 

ISPOR LOCAL CHAPTER NEWS

 

NEW!

ISPOR Hungarian Local Chapter Congress

The Hungarian Health Economics Association (META)/ ISPOR Hungary Local Chapter will host a National Congress of Health Economics on July 9, 2008 in Budapest, Hungary.

ISPOR Hungary Chapter >>

 

NEW!

ISPOR South Africa Local Chapter 1st Annual Congress

The ISPOR South Africa Local Chapter will hold its 1st Annual Congress, 17-19 August 2008, at the Bytes Business Park Conference Centre, Midrand, South Africa.

ISPOR South Africa Chapter >>

 

TIP OF THE MONTH- ISPOR Distance Learning Program

The ISPOR Distance Learning Program is designed to provide knowledge and skills on pharmacoeconomic and outcomes research topics (clinical, economic, humanistic, quality-of-life) via the Internet. To access, go to the 'Education' tab on the purple tool bar on the homepage and select 'Distance Learning'.

ISPOR Distance Learning Program >>

 

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

 

15 July 2008

Early Registration Deadline for ISPOR 3rd Asia-Pacific Congress
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30 September

2008 

Early Registration Deadline for ISPOR 11th Annual European Congress
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November 1

2008 

ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations Deadline

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November 30

2008 

ISPOR International Fellowship Award Nominations Deadline
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QUICK LINKS

 

3rd Asia-Pacific Conference

 

11th Annual European Congress

 

Value in Health

 

ISPOR CONNECTIONS

 

ISPOR Book of Terms

 

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

 

Student Network

 

ISPOR Speakers' Bureau

 

Local Chapters

 

ISPOR Latin America Consortium

 

ISPOR Asia Consortium

 

ISPOR Asia-Pacific Medial Device & Diagnostics Council

 

Membership

 

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