Welcome to the November 2011 edition of the ISPOR eBulletin. The ISPOR eBulletin provides updates of recent ISPOR events and accomplishments. For more information, see: www.ispor.org.
Therapeutic and Diagnostic Device Outcomes Research
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ISPOR 14th Annual European Congress, Madrid, Spain - OVER 1500 PRESENTATIONS (22% INCREASE)– OVER 3,200 EXPECTED TO ATTEND
Plenary Sessions for this Congress:
Sunday, 6 November 2011 - Plenary Session I
Monday, 7 November 2011 - Plenary Session II
Tuesday, 8 November 2011 - Plenary Session III
ISPOR 17th Annual International Meeting, Washington, DC, USA: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS DEADLINE: JANUARY 19, 2012
The ISPOR 17th Annual International Meeting will be held June 2-6, 2012 at the Washington Hilton, Washington, DC, USA. For Plenary Session topics and sponsorship, exhibit, advertising and symposium opportunities, see: ISPOR 17th Annual International Meeting »
Value in Health Volume 14, Issue 7 On-Line
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ISPOR CONNECTIONS Vol. 17 No. 5 2011 On-Line
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ISPOR CONNECTIONS Search Engine
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ISPOR Group Forum Presentations – ISPOR 14th Annual European Congress
The following ISPOR Group Forums will be presented at the ISPOR 14th Annual European Congress in Madrid, Spain:
||Modeling Good Research Practices Task Force: Modeling Good Research Practices
||ISPOR Performance-Based Risk-Sharing Arrangements Good Research Practices Task Force: Developing Good Research Practices for Performance-Based Risk-Sharing Agreements
||ISPOR Russia and Russia Far-East Regional Chapters: The Assessment of Medical Technologies in Russia: 15 Years of Road Map Development
||ISPOR Hungary, Slovakia, Republic of Macedonia, Turkish SCP and Czech Regional Chapters: Alternative Implications of Economic Crisis on Health Care in Central and Eastern Europe: An Opportunity to Improve Decisions or Strengthen Cost-Containment Measures?
||ISPOR Serbia, Greece, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Israel and Poland Regional Chapters: HTA Developments in the Central and Eastern European Region: Lock, Stock & Barrel in Challenging Times
||ISPOR HTA Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus Regional Chapters: HTA As a Decision-Making Instrument in Health Care: Experience in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus
||ISPOR Spain Regional Chapter: Recent Changes to the Spanish National Health Care System: Another Side of the Spanish Revolution or a Cost-Consequence of Economic Crisis?
ISPOR Greece Regional Chapter
The ISPOR Greece Chapter, in collaboration with Pharmassist Contract Research Organization, held a 2-day seminar in Athens, on 20-21 October 2011 on health economics, HTA, and micro and macroeconomic analysis of pharmaceutical expenditures. For more information, see: ISPOR Greece Regional Chapter »
ISPOR Poland Regional Chapter
The ISPOR Poland Chapter will host the 9th International Conference of the Polish Pharmacoeconomic Society on 1-2 December 2011 in Warsaw, Poland. The conference’s theme is ”Pharmacoeconomics and Health Care Reforms - Impact and Quality.” For more information, see: ISPOR Poland Regional Chapter »
ISPOR Asia Consortium
The ISPOR Asia Consortium has announced Jianwei Xuan, PhD, MD, as Chair-Elect for the ISPOR Asia Consortium Advisory Committee, for the term of 2011-2013. For up to date information on ISPOR Asia Consortium initiatives, see: ISPOR Asia Consortium »
ISPOR Indonesia Regional Chapter
The ISPOR Indonesia Chapter and the Faculty of Public Health of the University of Indonesia organized the International Seminar on Health Technology Assessment on 19-21 October 2011. For details, see: ISPOR Indonesia Regional Chapter »
ISPOR Colombia Regional Chapter
The ISPOR Colombia Chapter will host its 2nd Pharmacoeconomic Conference, “Cost-Utility: A Comprehensive Economic Evaluation in Health,” on 21-22 November 2011, featuring ISPOR international guest faculty. For more details, see: ISPOR Colombia Regional Chapter »
You may also see the Chapter’s newly created website at: www.isporcolombia.org for more details.
ISPOR Brazil Regional Chapter
The ISPOR Brazil Chapter, in coordination with the Mãe de Deus Cancer Institute, presents the forum, "Update on the New Role of ANS (Brazilian National Health Agency)," Thursday, November 17, 2011, from 2:00-6:00PM. For more information, see: ISPOR Brazil Regional Chapter »
ISPOR Regional Chapters
The first ISPOR Regional Chapter began in Russia in 1999. Since then, 57 Chapters in Asia, the Americas, Africa, Oceania, and Europe have been created to foster the application of pharmacoeconomics and health outcomes research in local decision-making processes. For more information on these dynamic groups, click the "Regional Chapters" tab on the upper green toolbar on the ISPOR homepage, or see: ISPOR Regional Chapters »
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