ISPOR Conferences

ISPOR Conferences

Virtual ISPOR 2021 • May 17-20

HEOR: Evolving for Tomorrow’s Challenges

2020 has forced many professions, research fields, and industries to an inflection point, requiring verification of direction and opportunities to chart a new roadmap for development. Healthcare systems’ resilience and sustainability is being tested to its maximum, challenging prepandemic priorities under unprecedented resource constraints. This has highlighted opportunities and challenges in HEOR methods, practices, and application including our ability to respond effectively.

 Join us at Virtual ISPOR 2021 to address the challenging questions that surround HEOR in the time of a global pandemic.

 The robust 4-day program includes:

• 4-day live conference schedule tailored to a global audience

• Three plenary sessions

• HEOR expert speakers

• Spotlight sessions which highlight timely topics in HEOR and promote innovative areas of interest to the HEOR community

• Breakout sessions with issue panels and workshops

• Educational symposia

• Virtual poster presentations

• Networking opportunities including live group discussions, social hours, and small group and 1-on-1 chats – your best opportunity to interact with your peers in the HEOR community

• Exhibits and more

 *Bonus – New on demand-only content will be available leading up to the live conference!

 Abstract Submissions for Research Proposals Close January 13.

Learn more at www.ispor.org/ISPOR2021

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Virtual ISPOR Short Courses

ISPOR’s expert short course faculty present hand-picked virtual courses that
provide a solid foundation in essential methodologies and emerging issues.
Short Courses each offer corresponding electronic course books.
Please note: Short Courses are not recorded, therefore attendance of the live-broadcast is critical.


Introduction to Health Economics Outcomes Research

12-15 January 2021 | 8-Hour | 4-Day Short Course

Designed to teach clinicians and new researchers how to incorporate health economics into study design and data analysis, this course will offer participants a first review of the basic principles and concepts of health economic evaluations, and discuss how to collect and calculate the costs of different alternatives, determine the economic impact of clinical outcomes, including how to identify, track, and assign costs to different types of healthcare resources.

Instructor: Lorne Basskin, PharmD, Charleston University, Charleston,
West Virgina, USA.


Introduction To The Design & Analysis of Observational Studies of Treatment Effects Using Retrospective Data Sources

27-28 January 2021 | 4-Hour | 2-Day Short Course

This course will provide an overview of the structures of commonly encountered retrospective data sources with a focus on large administrative data, as well as highlight design and measurement issues investigators face when developing a protocol using retrospective observational data. Approaches to measure and control for patient mix, including patient comorbidity and the use of restriction and stratification, will be presented. Linear multivariable regression, logistic regression, and propensity scoring analytic techniques will be presented and include examples using SAS code that can later be used by participants.

Instructors: Bradley Martin, PharmD, PhD, RPh, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA; Linus Jönsson, PhD, MD, MSc, Medical Affairs & Clinical Development Centres, H. Lundbeck A/S, Valby, Denmark.


Learn more and register for ISPOR Short Courses:

Virtual ISPOR Europe 2020

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All on demand and live sessions from Virtual ISPOR Europe 2020 are available as recordings. 
Access to session recordings is available to registered attendees through December 31 here

Slide presentations will be available (subject to speaker approval) at the ISPOR Presentations Database and on the Virtual ISPOR Europe 2020 program page beginning  January 6, 2021.

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