ISPOR 10th Annual European Congress, Dublin, Ireland
The 10th Annual European Congress, "Expanding European Horizons for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research" will be held 20-23 October 2007. The program features 19 pre-congress short courses and over 700 presentations. For full details, go to: 10th Annual European Congress Program >> Plenary Sessions include:
ISPOR Social Event: Guinness Storehouse
The networking social event for the upcoming 10th Annual European Congress will be held at the world famous Guinness Storehouse. Guests will receive a complimentary tour of the Guinness Brewery before enjoying a buffet dinner and live Irish entertainment. Registration is required. For more information, go to: ISPOR Social Event: Guinness Storehouse
ISPOR 1st Latin America Conference, Cartagena, Colombia
ISPOR's 1st Latin America Conference, "Current and Future Perspectives of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research in Latin America," in Cartagena, Colombia was a success! To view photos, go to: 1st Latin America Conference Photo Gallery>>
ISPOR Invitational Meeting on Moving the Quality-Adjusted Life-Year (QALY) Forward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA*
"Building a Pragmatic Road: An ISPOR Consensus Development Workshop on Moving the QALY Forward" will be held November 7-8, 2007 in Philadelphia. Twenty invited thought leaders will discuss the theoretical underpinnings of the QALY and its real-world applications. For further details, see: "Building a Pragmatic Road: An ISPOR Consensus Development Workshop on Moving the QALY Forward"
* Funding for “Building a Pragmatic Road: An ISPOR Consensus Development Workshop on Moving the QALY Forward” is made possible in part by grant 1R13 HS016841-01 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S.
ISPOR Argentina Local Chapter Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina
The ISPOR Argentina Local Chapter will host its inaugural conference November 23-24, 2007 in Buenos Aires. The conference features an all-day short course on patient registries (Carl Asche PhD, Assoc. Prof., University of Utah), followed by a full day of plenary sessions and poster presentations.
ISPOR 13th Annual International Meeting, Toronto, Canada
The 13th Annual International Meeting, "Vive la Différence - Enhancing/Expanding Outcomes Research One Country at a Time," will be held May 3-7, 2008, at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. To view the 13th International Meeting preliminary information, see:
NEW! Value in Health Volume 10, Issue 5 On-Line
Value in Health Volume 10, Issue 5 is now available on-line.
Featured in this issue are ISPOR Good Research Practices Task Force Reports: "Using Real-World Data for Coverage and Payment Decisions: The ISPOR Real-World Data Task Force Report," by Louis P. Garrison Jr., PhD (cochair), Peter J. Neumann ScD (cochair), Pennifer Erickson PhD, Deborah Marshall PhD, and C. Daniel Mullins PhD; and "Principles of Good Practice for Budget Impact Analysis: Report of the ISPOR Task Force on Good Research Practices-Budget Impact Analysis," by Josephine A. Mauskopf PhD, Sean D. Sullivan PhD, Lieven Annemans PhD, MSc, Jaime Caro MD, C. Daniel Mullins PhD, Mark Nuijten PhD, MBA, MD, Ewa Orlewska MD, PhD, John Watkins RPh, MPH, and Paul Trueman MA, BA.
NEW! Value in Health On-line Early Papers Now Available
Online Early articles are also available at:
ISPOR Local Chapter News
NEW! The ISPOR Chile Chapter was approved September 14, 2007! For more information, go to: ISPOR Chile Chapter >>
NEW! The ISPOR Israel Chapter was approved September 14, 2007! For more information, go to: ISPOR Israel Chapter >>
Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy
In association with The
Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), ISPOR is continuing as a member
service to provide access to the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy (JMCP) to
its members. For the latest issues, see:
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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
October 8, 2007
Abstract Submission Opens: ISPOR 13th Annual International Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada
20-23 October, 2007
ISPOR 10th European Congress Dublin, Ireland
November 7-8, 2007
"Building a Pragmatic Road: An ISPOR Consensus Development Workshop on Moving the QALY Forward,"
November 23-24, 2007
ISPOR Argentina Local Chapter Conference
November 30, 2007
ISPOR International Fellowship Award
December 1, 2007
ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award