ISPOR

Founded in 1995 as an international multidisciplinary professional membership society, the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) is the leading global professional society in pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research and advances the policy, science, and practice of pharmacoeconomics (health economics) and outcomes research (the scientific discipline that evaluates the effect of health care interventions on patient well-being including clinical, economic, and patient-centered outcomes).


Rare Diseases: Addressing the Challenges in Diagnosis, Drug Approval, and Patient Access

Value in Health Themed Section Offers Updated Global Perspective Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—May 16, 2018—Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR (the professional society for health economics and outcomes research), announced today the publication of a series of articles offering important insight regarding the challenges in rare disease diagnosis, drug […]


ISPOR Launches Center for Health Technology Assessment

New Website Offers Comprehensive Repository of Resources and Tools Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—May 14, 2018—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), announced today the launch of its new Center for Health Technology Assessment website. The new website provides a comprehensive repository of resources and tools to support […]


ISPOR Announces Patient Representatives Roundtable Chairs and Patient Council Members

Society Continues to Strengthen Its Commitment to Patient Engagement in Healthcare Research and Decision Making Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—May 7, 2018—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced the new chairs of its regional Patient Representatives Roundtables and leadership of the recently established ISPOR Patient Council. The Society […]


Winning Submissions Published for PhRMA Foundation’s Value Assessment Challenge Awards Program

“Value Initiative” Seeks Transformative Strategies to Assess the Value of US Healthcare Interventions Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—May 1, 2018—Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research—announced today the publication of a series of award-winning papers offering transformative strategies to assess the value of healthcare […]


ISPOR Dubai 2018 Announced for 19-20 September 2018

Healthcare Decision Making in the Middle East and North Africa Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—April 23, 2018—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), announced a new conference, ISPOR Dubai 2018 scheduled for 19-20 September 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ISPOR Dubai 2018 will be the first regional […]


ISPOR Announces Honorees for 2018 Awards Program

Global Leaders in Health Economics and Outcomes Research Honored Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—April 9, 2018—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the honorees for its 2018 Scientific and Leadership Awards. ISPOR Scientific Awards are designed to foster and recognize excellence and outstanding technical achievement in health […]


Study: Real-World Evidence has Limited Use in Managed Care Formulary Decision Making

Value in Health Report Examines Payers’ Perceptions, Practices Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—April 3, 2018—Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR (the professional society for health economics and outcomes research), announced today the publication of new research suggesting that while payers recognize the value of real-world evidence (RWE), the use of […]


New Drugs and Medical Technologies Often Deemed “Cost-Effective but Unaffordable”

Experts Offer Pragmatic Approaches to Managing Tension Between Affordability and Cost-Effectiveness Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—March 27, 2018—Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR (the professional society for health economics and outcomes research), announced today the publication of a series of articles centered on affordability in healthcare. The special themed section, introduced […]


New Training Programs in Health Economics and Outcomes Research Announced

ISPOR’s Essential HEOR Education Program Schedule Now Open for Registration Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—March 19, 2018—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced the opening of training programs scheduled for the first half of 2018. ISPOR’s Essential HEOR Training Program provides professional training and education in the field […]


New Study Shows Most Women Willing to Accept the Risks of Breast Screening

Value in Health Report Quantifies Women’s Preferences Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—February 27, 2018—Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR (the professional society for health economics and outcomes research), announced today the publication of new research suggesting that, on average, most women were willing to accept the risk of unnecessary follow-ups […]


ISPOR Special Task Force Provides Recommendations for Measuring and Communicating the Value of Pharmaceuticals and Other Technologies in the US

Report Calls for Development of a More Comprehensive Economic Evaluation Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—February 26, 2018—Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR (the professional society for health economics and outcomes research), announced today the publication of a series of articles presenting and discussing the findings of the ISPOR Special Task […]


ISPOR Announces a Brand Refresh for the Society

The New Look was Created to Better Reflect as the Society as theField of Health Economics and Outcomes Research Evolves Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—February 13, 2018—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the launch of its new branding. Healthcare is changing at a rapid pace, the […]


Top 10 Trends Driving Healthcare in 2018

ISPOR Announces Influential Topics in Health Economics and Outcomes Research Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—February 6, 2018—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), announced today the release of its “Top 10 HEOR Trends” list that identifies the most influential topics in the field of health economics and outcomes […]


ISPOR Updates Its Code of Ethics

New Edition Addresses Research Issues in Today’s Digital Health Era Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—January 16, 2018—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today that it has published an updated code of ethics. The “ISPOR Code of Ethics 2017” was recently published in the December 2017 issue of […]