Month: December 2014

STRATEGIC CONVERSATIONS AT ISPOR MEETINGS CONTINUE TO DRIVE RECORD ATTENDANCE; EBOLA PAPER ANNOUNCED

(Princeton, NJ USA  December 22, 2014)  – The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) released comments about its 17th Annual European Congress which drew record-breaking attendance in Amsterdam from November 10-12, 2014.  More than 4,800 researchers, decision makers, and health technology

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CURRENT PRACTICE OF RCT-BASED MODELLING CAN LEAD TO WRONG RESEARCH PRIORITIES

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – The current practice of prioritizing research in the context of conditional reimbursement can lead to wrong decisions since it relies on randomized controlled trials (RCT) based cost-effectiveness models, which do not reflect all uncertainties that are

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“MORE DOCTORS” … FROM ABROAD: A SOLUTION FOR PHYSICIAN MALDISTRIBUTION?

Porto Alegre, Brazil – Social problems, including health care concerns, led millions of people to protest on the streets of Brazil in 2014. Brazil has approximately 18 doctors per 10,000 inhabitants, a number that is above the world’s average of

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