Month: May 2015

MAPPING THE CLINICAL COPD QUESTIONNAIRE ONTO EQ-5D VALUES

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – The Clinical COPD Questionnaire (CCQ) is a widely-used questionnaire to assess the effectiveness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatments. However, it is not a preference-based measure, and hence cannot be directly used to estimate the

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SHOULD COST-EFFECTIVENESS BE INCLUDED IN CLINICAL TREATMENT GUIDELINES?

At ISPOR’s Annual International Meeting, speakers addressed cost-effectiveness issues at both societal and patient levels Princeton, NJ, USA, May 19, 2015 – Oncology and cardiology professional organizations have embraced consideration of cost-effectiveness and the value of treatments in developing their

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THE STATE OF THE LEARNING HEALTH CARE SYSTEM: HAS THE INVESTMENT IN USING ELECTRONIC DATA TO TRACK PATIENTS ACROSS HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS AND TIME PAID OFF?

ISPOR Annual International Meeting speakers examine implications for researchers, payers, and patients Princeton, NJ, USA, May 18, 2015 – Nearly a decade ago, the vision of the “Learning Health Care System,” a system by which research is integrated rapidly into

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ISPOR CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF GROWTH AND ACHIEVEMENT AT 2015 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MEETING

Princeton, NJ, USA, April 29, 2015 – The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) will hold its 20th Annual International Meeting, May 16-20, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA, USA. The 2015 Annual International Meeting marks ISPOR’s 20th anniversary and

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