Applying Machine Learning to Healthcare Outcomes Research

Global Experts Demonstrate Common Machine Methods in Value in Health

Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—July 16, 2019—Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of a high-level overview of machine learning for healthcare outcomes researchers and decision makers. The report, “Machine Learning for Health Services Researchers,” was published in the July 2019 issue of Value in Health.

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Implementation of “Coverage With Evidence Development” Drug Approval Strategies Found Lacking

Lessons from Early Deployments in The Netherlands

Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—July 15, 2019—Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of new research from The Netherlands showing important gaps in the deployment of “coverage with evidence development,” a type of pharmaceutical managed entry agreement that gives patients access to treatments while additional evidence is being collected. The report, “Uncertainty and Coverage With Evidence Development: Does Practice Meet Theory?” was published in the July 2019 issue of Value in Health.

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ISPOR Launches Expanded HEOR Presentations Database

New Presentations Database Offers a Comprehensive, Searchable Resource

Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—July 9, 2019—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), launched an expanded, enhanced HEOR resource—the ISPOR Presentations Database.

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Healthcare Experts Debate New Methods of Assessing the Value of Prescription Drugs, Medical Devices, and Procedures

Value in Health Supplement Reports Findings of Third Annual ISPOR Summit

Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—June 18, 2019—Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of a new supplement, “New Approaches to Value Assessment: Towards More Informed Pricing in Healthcare.” The 6 articles included in this supplement are based on presentations from the Third Annual ISPOR Summit held in Washington, DC, USA on October 19, 2018. Full text of the articles is freely available online and the supplement will be indexed in MEDLINE®/PubMed. The supplement, which was published in June 2019 along with the regular issue of Value in Health, extends the reach and expands access to important discussions about how healthcare stakeholders in the United States are assessing value in healthcare today and into the future.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Curative Therapies

Value in Health Themed Section Offers Updated Perspective

Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—June 17, 2019—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 current state of curative and transformative therapies. The special themed section appears in the June 2019 issue of Value in Health. Guest editors for the themed section are Don Husereau, BSc Pharm, MSc, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada, and Shelby D. Reed, RPh, PhD, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA.

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ISPOR Board of Directors Approves New Diversity and Inclusion Policy

Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—June 11, 2019—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), announced the approval of the Society’s new Diversity and Inclusion Policy.

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ISPOR Announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Nancy J. Devlin, PhD Moves Into the Role of President

Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—June 10, 2019—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), announced the results of its recent elections and its 2019-2020 Board of Directors. The Society’s membership selects its new president-elect and the 2019-2020 board will assume office on July 1, 2019.

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ISPOR 2019 Convened Nearly 4000 Healthcare Stakeholders

Conference Focused on the Future of HEOR

New Orleans, LA, USA—May 23, 2019—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), recently concluded its ISPOR 2019 annual conference in New Orleans, LA, USA. The conference convened nearly 4000 healthcare stakeholders representing more than 65 countries and from all sectors of healthcare, including policy makers, global thought leaders, researchers and academicians, public and private payers, healthcare providers, and patient engagement organizations. The conference centered on the timely theme, “Rapid. Disruptive. Innovative. A New Era in HEOR,” and addressed a wide variety of compelling topics in HEOR.

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ISPOR Wins Multiple Hermes Creative Awards

The Society Was Recognized for Its Rebranding Campaign, Website Redesign, and “Top 10 HEOR Trends” Horizon Scanning Report

Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—May 23, 2019—ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR)—has won 6 Platinum and Gold level Hermes Awards for its rebranding campaign, website redesign, and “2019 Top 10 HEOR Trends” report.

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Patient Access and Biosimilars

New Orleans, LA, USA—May 22, 2019ISPOR the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), examined the issue of patient access and biosimilars this afternoon at its ISPOR 2019 annual conference with the session [W20], “Improving Patient Access to Life Saving Therapies: What Needs to Be Done to Fulfill the Promise of Biosimilars?”

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