Category: Value in Health

As the official journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Value in Health provides a forum for researchers, health care decision makers, and policy makers to translate pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research into health care decisions. Value in Health contains original research articles in the areas of economic evaluation (including drugs and other medical technologies), outcomes research (“real world” treatment effectiveness, and patient-reported outcomes research), and conceptual, methodological, and health policy articles.

New Research Findings: Health Costs for Children With Cancer Are Higher Than for Adolescents, Adults

Substantial Survival Gains in Children Mean That Treatment May Still Be Highly Cost Effective   Princeton, NJ—March 21, 2017—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) announced today the publication of original research estimating the costs of cancer care

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Introducing Novel Guidelines for Patient Engagement in Research

Using Real-World Examples to Inform the Integration of Patients as Full Research Partners in Outcomes Research   Princeton, NJ—March 20, 2017—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) announced today the publication of suggested guidelines on establishing research partnerships with

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ISPOR Publishes New Task Force Report on Constrained Optimization Methods

Research Methodology Can Help Identify Best Approaches to Achieve Optimal Health Outcomes for Patients Princeton, NJ—March 14, 2017—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) published a new task force report, Constrained Optimization Methods in Health Services Research—An Introduction:

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ISPOR INITIATIVE ADVANCES HIGH-QUALITY VALUE ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORKS FOR HEALTH CARE INTERVENTIONS

Value in Health Themed Issue Examines the Development and Dissemination of High-Quality, Unbiased Frameworks   Princeton, NJ—February 27, 2017— The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) announced today the publication of a special theme issue of its flagship journal,

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“MAPPING STUDIES” IN COST-UTILITY ANALYSES: NEW RECOMMENDATIONS FROM ISPOR TASK FORCE

Guidance for the Consistent Application of Appropriate Analytical Methods   Princeton, NJ—February 14, 2017—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) published a new Task Force Report, “Mapping to Estimate Health-State Utility from Non–Preference-Based Outcome Measures: An ISPOR Good

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ISPOR RELEASES NEW TASK FORCE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CLINICIAN-REPORTED OUTCOME ASSESSMENTS

New Report Fills Long Standing Guidance Gap and Will Help Standardize ClinRO Assessments Princeton, NJ—February 13, 2017—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) published a new Task Force Report, “Clinician-Reported Outcome Assessments of Treatment Benefit: Report of the

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MOVING TOWARD UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE COVERAGE: EXPLORING POLICY TRENDS IN COUNTRIES RICH AND POOR

Value in Health Series Examines Progress Toward Enacting an Integral Part of the Global Health Agenda Princeton, NJ—December 19, 2016—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) announced today the publication of a series of articles exploring trends in

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ACCOUNTING FOR FUTURE PRICE REDUCTIONS CAUSED BY INCREASING ADOPTION OF MEDICAL DEVICES: IMPACT ON HTAs

Future Changes in Price and Uptake Affect Cost-Effectiveness Results  Princeton, NJ—October 10, 2016—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) announced today the publication of a report detailing a new modeling approach that explores the health technology assessment (HTA)

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ISPOR TASK FORCE PROVIDES RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE COLLECTION OF HEALTH-STATE UTILITY DATA IN CLINICAL STUDIES

Five Areas of Guidance Enable Optimum Health-State Utility Measurement  Princeton, NJ—October 5, 2016—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Task Force on Good Practices for Outcome Research—Measurement of Health-State Utility Values for Economic Models in Clinical Studies—has published

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ISPOR SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP RECOMMENDS CHANGES TO HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENTS FOR MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS

Issues Nine Specific Recommendations to Address Identified Challenges Princeton, NJ—August 30, 2016—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Medical Devices and Diagnostics Special Interest Group has completed a review of diagnostic-specific health technology assessment programs, identified elements representing

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