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JULY 2012

Welcome to the July 2012 edition of the ISPOR eBulletin. The ISPOR eBulletin provides updates of recent ISPOR events and accomplishments. For more information, see: www.ispor.org.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ISPOR Conjoint Analysis Experimental Design GOOD RESEARCH PRACTICES Task Force 

The draft, “Constructing Experimental Designs for Discrete-Choice Experiments: Report of the ISPOR Conjoint Analysis Experimental Design Task Force,” is finalized and is now open for review.  Please submit comments by Friday, July 20, 2012. To view the manuscript and background information on the task force, see: ISPOR Conjoint Analysis Experimental Design Good Research Practices Task Force »

MEETINGS

ISPOR 5th Asia-Pacific Conference
2-4 September, 2012, Taipei International Convention Center
, Taipei, Taiwan

 EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 24 JULY 2012

 CONFERENCE FEATURES OVER 450 PRESENTATIONS!

      Plenary Sessions:

Health Technology Assessment in the Significantly Evolving Health Care Systems in Asia

Involving Patients & Health Care Providers in Health Care Decisions: Learning From Each Other

Challenges of Adopting New Innovative Technologies in Health Care Coverage Decision-Making in Asia

ISPOR Short Courses Sunday

Conference Program Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

Program includes: 5 issue panels, 15 workshops and 2 research poster presentation sessions

Promotional Opportunities 

New! Employers and Candidates - Register for the ISPOR eJOBS

Employment Center

Visa Information

Hotel Information

Free tours of Taipei are available to conference attendees through the ISPOR Taiwan Chapter.

 

ISPOR 15th Annual European Congress

3-7 November, 2012, ICC Berlin

Berlin, Germany

EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 18 SEPTEMBER 2012

Over 1,800 abstracts submitted, an 8% increase!

NEW Congress format for 2012:

ISPOR Short Courses Saturday & Sunday

     Congress Program Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

Promotional Opportunities

New! Employers and Candidates - Register for the ISPOR eJOBS

Employment Center

Hotel Information

PUBLICATIONS

ISPOR CONNECTIONS Vol. 18 No. 3 On-Line

ISPOR CONNECTIONS Vol. 18 No. 3 »

ISPOR GLOBAL OUTREACH

2012-2014 ISPOR Latin America Consortium Leadership Announced

Elections were held during the month of June and to determine the Latin America Consortium leadership for 2012-2014.  For full details on the newly-elected Consortium Chairs, please visit: ISPOR Latin America Consortium »

 

Chinese Distance Learning Modules now Available

The ISPOR Asia Consortium Education Committee Distance Learning & Onsite Training subcommittee is proud to announce three Chinese Distance Learning Modules: “Introduction to Outcomes Research,” “Use of Public Data in Health Outcomes Research,” and “Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) – Basics” is now available. To take free PE/OR courses in Chinese, see: ISPOR Chinese DLP Modules »

 

ISPOR Asia Consortium

The ISPOR Asia Consortium held four major meetings at the ISPOR 17th Annual International Meeting in Washington, DC, USA. Leaders of 8 Working Committees and 10 chapters presented status, accomplishments and ideas.

 

ISPOR Australia Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Australia Regional Chapter Inaugural Workshop will be held on August 13, 2012, entitled, “New Frontiers in Quality of Life and Utility Assessment,” at the University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

 

ISPOR Brazil Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Brazil Regional Chapter will host its 4th Conference, “Inclusion, Education, Application and Outcomes: The Evolution of the HTA Process in Brazil,” 1-4 August 2012, in Brasilia, Brazil. The three-day event will have a full day of pre-congress short courses. For more information, contact: secretaria@ispor.org.br.

 

ISPOR India-Karnataka Chapter

The ISPOR India-Karnataka Chapter co-organized a national seminar entitled, “Scope and Challenges in Patient Reported Outcomes Research,” with the Association of Community Pharmacists of India (ACPI) held on July 7, 2012 at Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal, India.

 

ISPOR Indonesia Chapter

The ISPOR Indonesia Chapter is currently translating the ISPOR Book of Terms in Bahasa Indonesian. 

 

ISPOR Malaysia Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Malaysia Chapter launched their PE Guidelines during their 1st PE Conference entitled, “Pharmacoeconomics - Making Choices in Health Care,” which was held on March 30 - April 1, 2012.  The PE guidelines were established through collaboration by MySPOR, MoH, and supporting academic institutions and industry. 

 

ISPOR Romania Regional Chapter

ISPOR announces the formation of the new ISPOR Romania Regional Chapter, with Ioana Bianchi, MD, as Chapter President.

 

ISPOR Greece Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Greece Regional Chapter is co-organizing the 2012 Summer School entitled, “Clinical Trials: Tool for Good Clinical Practice & HTA Decision-Making Process,” July 6-7 in Corinth, Greece.

 

ISPOR Arabic Network

Presentations from the 1st ISPOR Arabic Network Forum: Pros & Cons of Pricing and Reimbursement Systems in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Jordan, held at the ISPOR 17th Annual International Meeting, Washington, DC, are now available. The ISPOR Arabic Network is also finalizing the Arabic translation of Health Care Cost, Quality, and Outcomes: ISPOR Book of Terms.

 

ISPOR Jordan Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Jordan Regional Chapter will hold a Pharmacoeconomics seminar on July 14th 2012 in Amman, Jordan, entitled, “Cost-Effectiveness as a New Requirement in Pharmaceuticals Pricing Policy in Jordan.

 

ISPOR Chapters in Africa

Presentations from the 1st ISPOR Africa Chapters Forum, “Problems, Pitfalls, and Pragmatics of Pharmacoeconomics: Lessons from the African Experience,” held at the ISPOR 17th Annual International Meeting, Washington, DC, are now available. To view the presentations, see the following chapters: ISPOR Egypt Chapter, ISPOR Ghana Chapter, ISPOR Nigeria Chapter, 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'.

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EFCC-Labs are Vital Award for Excellence in Outcomes Research in Laboratory Medicine

EFCC and Labs are Vital are pleased to announce the EFCC-Labs Are Vital Award for Excellence in Outcomes Research in Laboratory Medicine, sponsored by Abbott. The Award will be given to the best published paper, as judged by an independent panel of experts, which demonstrated improved outcomes (clinical and/or economic) arising out of the application or improved utilisation of an in-vitro diagnostics test.

The award is launched at EuROMEdLAb 2009 in Innsbruck, and will be presented for the first time at IFCC/Euromedlab 2011 in Berlin. Thereafter it will be awarded every two years at an EFCC conference. The Award will consist of a certificate and the sum of 15,000 Euro.

For criteria and submission procedure please visit us at:

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or at the official website for the ICC/EuroMedlab 2013 in Milano:

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

 

24 July 2012

ISPOR 5th Asia-Pacific Conference

 Early Registration Deadline

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2-4 September 2012

ISPOR  5th Asia-Pacific Conference

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18 September 2012

ISPOR 15th Annual European Congress

Early Registration Deadline

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3-7 November 2012

ISPOR 15th Annual European Congress

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