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December 2009

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.

 

MEETINGS

 

ISPOR 15th Annual International Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA
The ISPOR 15th Annual International Meeting will be held May 15-19, 2010 at the Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA. For Plenary Session topics and sponsorship, exhibit, advertising and symposium opportunities, see:

ISPOR 15th Annual International Meeting »

 

ISPOR 4th Asia-Pacific Conference, Phuket, Thailand

The ISPOR 4th Asia-Pacific Conference will be held 5-7 September, 2010 at the Hilton Phuket, Phuket, Thailand. For sponsorship, exhibit, advertising and symposium opportunities, see:

ISPOR 4th Asia-Pacific Conference »

 

ISPOR 13th Annual European Congress, Prague, Czech Republic
The ISPOR 13th Annual European Congress will be held 6-9 November, 2010 at Prague Congress Centre, Prague, Czech Republic.
For sponsorship, exhibit, advertising and symposium opportunities, see:

ISPOR 13th Annual European Congress »

 

AWARDS

 

ISPOR Scientific Awards

The Society’s awards are designed to recognize outstanding achievements in pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research. The ISPOR scientific awards are:

  • ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Lifetime Achievement Award
  • ISPOR Bernie J. O’Brien New Investigator Award
  • ISPOR Award for Excellence in Methodology in Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes Research
  • ISPOR Award for Excellence in Application of Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes Research

These ISPOR awards will be presented at the ISPOR 15th Annual International Meeting in Atlanta, GA, USA, May 15-19, 2010.

The ISPOR Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for all 4 awards.  If you would like to nominate a candidate or yourself for one of the four awards, please send in the required nomination materials to: awards@ispor.org by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2010.  Nomination requirements and detailed award descriptions can be found at the ISPOR website at:

ISPOR Scientific Achievement Awards »

 

PUBLICATIONS

  

NEW! Value in Health Early View Articles
47 Early View articles are available on-line, including 6 new articles added in the last month.

Value in Health Early View articles »

 

REGIONAL CHAPTERS/REGIONAL CONSORTIA

 

NEW! ISPOR Asia Consortium Committees

The ISPOR Asia Consortium was restructured and now includes the following working committees:

 

• Asia-Pacific Conference Program Committee • Education Committee • Publication Committee • Health Technology Producers (Industry) Committee • Health Care Providers Committee • Health Technology Assessment Agencies Committee • Health Care Policymakers & Payers Committee

 

All individuals who are interested in promoting pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research in Asia are welcome to join the new Asia Consortium and its working committees. To join, please go to: Join ISPOR Consortia »

For more information, go to: ISPOR Asia Consortia » 

 

NEW!  ISPOR Mexico-Guerrero Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Mexico Regional Chapter inaugurated its newest branch in Guerrero, Mexico, this November, with a Pharmacoeconomics conference co-hosted by the Chapter and other academic institutions.

ISPOR Mexico Regional Chapter »

 

NEW!  ISPOR Venezuela Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Venezuela Regional Chapter hosted its second annual Chapter Conference in Caracas, Venezuela, 20-21 November 2009.  For detailed program information please visit:

ISPOR Venezuela Regional Chapter »

 

ISPOR SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS/TASK FORCES/COMMITTEES

 

To join a Special Interest Group (SIG), see:

ISPOR Join Special Interest Group »

 

NEW! ISPOR Special Interest Group & Task Force Forum Presentations – ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress

ISPOR Special Interest Group & Task Force Forum Presentations from the ISPOR 12th Annual European Congress now available at the ISPOR website.

  • Quality Of Life And Knowledge About Tobacco Smoking Toxicity Among Smokers Or Smokers With Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases In Poland And Greece Forum: Poland

ISPOR Health Econometrics & Health Outcomes Statistics (HOM) Special Interest Group: ISPOR Health Econometrics Working Group (HEWG)

The HEWG leadership group is developing an index of free online pharmacoeconomic & outcomes research software including health econometric code for statistical applications for the ISPOR website. For more information, see:

ISPOR Health Econometric Working Group »

 

ISPOR Personalized Medicine (PM) SIG

The ISPOR PM SIG is drafting a manuscript “Issues and Challenges in the Development and Reimbursement of Personalized Medicine.” This paper will address issues and challenges in the development and reimbursement of personalized medicine from five perspectives (researcher, diagnostic biomarker/test developer, therapy developer (e.g. drug or device), diagnostic test / biomarker and therapy developer government regulator and payer.

ISPOR Personalized Medicine (PM) SIG »

 

ISPOR Global Health Care Systems Road Map

The  ISPOR Global Health Care Systems Road Map provides country- specific information on health care reimbursement systems and decision making processes. The ISPOR Global Health Care systems Road Map is developed by ISPOR Global Health Care Reimbursement Systems and Decision Processes Working Group. If you would like to actively participate in this activity and contribute additional countries, email: htasig@ispor.org.

 

HTA of Medical Devices and Diagnostics Working Group
The goal of the working group is to develop country-specific information on the health care reimbursement systems and decision-making processes for medical devices and diagnostics around the world. During ISPOR 12th European Congress, the working group held a successful issue panel on: “How Should HTA Methods Be Adapted To Meet The Rising Expectations Of Decision Makers For Medical Devices And Diagnostics Reimbursement?
For more information on this group, see:
ISPOR HTA of Medical Devices and Diagnostics Working Group »
If you would like to actively participate in this activity, email htasig@ispor.org

 

TIP OF THE MONTH-ISPOR Website Map

The Site Map on the ISPOR website gives you a quick and comprehensive look at the ISPOR website and provides over 20 ISPOR areas of interests and links to many useful resources.  To access the ISPOR Site Map, simply click the Site Map Link on the green tool bar on any ISPOR web page.


This newsletter is provided as a benefit of membership in ISPOR. If you received this from a colleague and are not a current ISPOR member, please consider becoming an individual member or organizational affiliate.  Contact membership services for more information and its use in health care decisions.

 

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IMPORTANT
DATES TO REMEMBER

 

January 14, 2010

ISPOR 15th Annual Meeting Abstract Deadline
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May 15-19, 2010
ISPOR 15th Annual International Meeting
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5-7 September 2010
ISPOR 4th Asia-Pacific Conference
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