ISPOR Conferences

ISPOR Conferences and Events

ISPOR 2023

ISPOR Conferences and Events

Impacting Innovation, Value, and Healthcare Decision Making

Be there next month when experts from all areas of healthcare gather at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA, USA, for ISPOR 2023, the leading global conference for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR).

New this year—the Digital Conference Pass. Use this pass to access recordings of nearly all educational sessions, plus an exclusive post-meeting Key Insights Session that will recap and comment on all Boston conference activities!

Plenary Sessions:

Mark your calendar for these plenary sessions:
Monday, May 8 | 8:30AM EDT
Global Focus on Affordability and Inward Investment: What Does it Mean For HEOR?

Tuesday, May 9 | 8:30AM EDT
AI Wants to Chat With You: Accept or Ignore?

Wednesday, May 10 | 11:30AM EDT

Issues and Solutions When Estimating Treatment Effects Using US Electronic Health Record Data

A sampling of sessions along with hot topics from across the HEOR spectrum:
Health Policy
Improving Coordination Between the FDA and CMS: Exploring Potential Policy Solutions to Improve Patient Access to Drugs Granted Accelerated Approval

Drug and Healthcare Pricing
What Would (Should) CMS Do? A Debate on Options for Drug Price Negotiations

: Artificial Intelligence
Larger, Deeper, and in Real Time: Applications of Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing on EHRs to Learn From the Patient Journey at Scale

Real-World Evidence
Standardized Assessment Tool Designed to Assist in Evaluation of RWE on Drug Effectiveness and Safety

Health Equity
Do We Need Advanced Modeling Methods for Equity-Informative Economic Evaluations?

Pre-Conference Opportunity:

ISPOR Real-World Evidence Summit 2023
A co-located event of ISPOR 2023, the Summit will be held at the nearby Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, 450 Summer Street, Boston, MA, USA. Themed “Making Real-World Decisions With Real-World Evidence: From Frameworks to Practice,” this half-day Summit will take attendees behind the scenes, offering an in-depth examination of key issues surrounding real-world evidence in regulatory decisions and health technology assessment. This Summit is a collaboration between ISPOR, the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, and the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy.

Learn more and register here.

Pre-Conference Short Courses:

A full day of short courses will be held on May 7. The ISPOR Short Course Program is designed to enhance knowledge and techniques in core health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) topics as well as emerging trends in the field. Taught by expert faculty, short courses span 7 topical tracks and range from introductory to experienced levels.

Conferences_promo icons

ISPOR Europe 2023

ISPOR Conferences and Events

ISPOR Europe 2023 Call for Abstracts!

Mark your calendars for ISPOR Europe 2023, the leading European conference for health economics and outcomes research, 12-15 November! Submit your issue panel or workshop abstract proposal for an opportunity to interact and discuss your innovative experiences in outcomes research with a global audience. Network with your peers, HEOR experts, and thought leaders. Submit today!

Submit an Abstract

The Call for Abstracts Submission Windows for Europe 2023:

ISPOR Europe abstract submission table and icons

ISPOR 2023 Short Courses

ISPOR Education

ISPOR short courses are designed to enhance knowledge and techniques in core health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) topics as well as emerging trends in the field. Short courses offer 4 or 8 hours of premium scientific education and a digital course book. Active attendee participation combined with our expert faculty creates an immersive and impactful virtual learning experience. Short courses are not recorded and are only available during the live broadcast.

Upcoming ISPOR Short Courses include:

April 10-11 | 10:00AM – 12:00PM EDT
Meta-Analysis and Systematic Reviews in Comparative Effectiveness Research
What you will learn in this introductory-level course:
• Understand the need for systematic literature reviews and meta-analysis for comparative effectiveness research and healthcare decision making.
• Describe the steps to perform a systematic literature review and understand the statistical methods of combining extracted data by means of meta-analysis.
• Understand the advantages and limitations of meta-analysis, appraise meta-analytic reports, and decide whether to use the results.

April 26-27 | 10:00AM – 12:00PM EDT
Introduction to Use of Electronic Health Record Data for Health Technology Assessment
What you will learn in this introductory-level course:
• Describe similarities and differences of electronic health record (EHR)-derived databases versus other commonly used real-world databases.
• Understand principles of data generation including structured elements, abstraction, technology-enabled approaches, machine learning, and composite endpoints triangulated from multiple sources.
• Assess EHR-derived dataset fit-for-purpose given context and question.
• Identify key use-cases for applying EHR-derived data to fill evidence gaps for value assessment.

May 24-25 | 10:00AM – 12:00PM EDT
Payment for Pharmaceuticals in the United States: Understanding the Healthcare System™
What you will learn in this introductory-level course:
• Understand the historical evolution of the US healthcare system during the 20th and 21st centuries and how that shapes the current system.
• Explain the payment and reimbursement processes for health and pharmaceutical services under public and private payers.
• Discuss the types of evidence and processes that pharmacy benefit managers use to manage access, quality, and cost of pharmaceuticals and biologics.
• Explore future developments and trends in US pharmacy benefit management based on global trends and recent major US policy developments such as the drug price negotiation provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act.
• Apply course learnings to a case example involving US healthcare stakeholder perspectives.

June 6-7 | 10:00AM – 12:00PM EDT

Pharmacoeconomic Modeling-Applications
What you will learn in this intermediate-level course:
• Examine health economics concepts in working models.
• Learn hands-on techniques: Build and analyze models in TreeAge Pro.
• Cover a broad range of techniques.


ISPOR Education

April 19 | 12:00PM – 1:00PM EDT
Introduction to Open-Source Modeling: R We There Yet?

What you will learn at this webinar:
• Understand the key advantages of programming a decision analytic model in R.
• Learn the core features of the EPIC model, the first multipurpose, open-source, outcome- and policy-focused model of COPD for Canada.
• Understand the difference between “open source” and “open access” models and become familiar with PRISM, a novel cloud-based model access platform.

May 31 | 11:00AM – 12:00PM EDT

Clinical Trial Innovation: How Healthcare Technology Is Evolving
What you will learn at this webinar:
• Understand how real-world data and diversity improvement can be leveraged in clinical trials.
• Learn how decentralized clinical trials are different from traditional trials, and how new technologies are enabling their use.
• Explore opportunities of introducing new technologies in healthcare.

June 1 | 10:00AM – 11:00AM EDT
Challenges in Rare Disease Diagnostics: An Overview
What you will learn at this webinar:
• Understand the challenges in diagnosing rare diseases.
• Discover the impact these challenges have on determining access and value.
• Reveal solutions to improve the situation.

June 8 | 9:00PM – 10:00PM EDT

Assessment of Digital Health Technologies in the Asia Pacific Region
What you will learn at this roundtable:
• Understand the perspective of a digital health developer on their experience receiving regulatory approval and reimbursement of digital health technologies.
• Hear from different countries or jurisdictions from the Asia Pacific region on the status of assessing digital health technologies.
• Discover how Asia Pacific is assessing digital health technologies and how this may be applicable to other regions.

HEOR Theater

April 27 | 10:00AM – 11:00AM EDT
ISPOR Special Interest Groups: Get Involved and Further Your Knowledge

• Learn what an ISPOR Special Interest Group (SIG) is and what topics are covered.
• Hear about SIG activities and SIGs that have current volunteer opportunities, such as serving on the SIG leadership team.
• Get a sneak peek at SIG presentations and activities at the upcoming ISPOR 2023 conference.

HEOR Learning Lab

The HEOR Learning Lab™ is ISPOR’s newest educational resource for professionals who work or have an interest in the field of health economics and outcomes research (HEOR). HEOR Learning Lab provides unlimited, on-demand, educational video content to facilitate learning and innovative approaches in the field from the leading global organization in HEOR.

HEOR Learning Lab includes high-value content selected from the Society’s conferences, summits, and other seminal events. The easily searchable content is focused on the most topical themes impacting the field, including real-world evidence, patient-centered research, digital health, artificial intelligence and machine learning, health technology assessment, economic methods, healthcare financing, access and policy, learning healthcare systems, and much more. More than 500 on-demand content sessions are currently available on the platform!

HEOR Solutions Center

The HEOR Solutions Center is an online business community that connects health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) professionals with the solutions they need for their businesses and organizations. Connect with leading health research consulting firms, contract research organizations, data management providers, digital innovators, and more. Find the right solutions to meet your business needs.

Your browser is out-of-date

ISPOR recommends that you update your browser for more security, speed and the best experience on ispor.org. Update my browser now