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Randomized Clinical Trials Shown to Accurately Predict Real-World Overall Survival

New Study Compares Clinical Trial Efficacy and Real-World Effectiveness of Therapies for Breast, Colorectal, Lung, Ovarian, and Pancreatic Cancers Princeton, NJ—July 26, 2017—Value in Health, the official journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), announced today

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GLOBAL TRAVEL AND THE ZIKA VIRUS

Princeton, NJ—September 1, 2016— As a global event producer, ISPOR is closely monitoring news reports of outbreaks of the Zika virus. To date, more than 53 countries or territories have reported cases of the virus.

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EFFECT OF ADOPTING NEW CHOLESTEROL GUIDELINES IN ISRAEL

Tel Aviv, Israel – Statins for lowering LDL cholesterol levels (“bad cholesterol,”) are the most commonly prescribed medications in the Western world. The guidelines of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) for statin therapy

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ISPOR MEMBERSHIP SURVEY ANNOUNCED

ISPOR is asking its members for a few moments of their time to help us better understand the needs, expectations, and perspectives of all ISPOR members. As an ISPOR member, you are invited to complete a confidential electronic member survey.

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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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GOOD NEWS FOR SUFFERERS OF CHRONIC AIRWAY DISEASE

Auckland, New Zealand – Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), resulting usually from long term tobacco smoking and/or severe air pollution, is a major health issue in most countries, and

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HITECH: Electronic Prescribing Less Costly, Improves Medication Safety

Seattle, WA, USA – The $19 billion Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009 provided physician incentives to spur adoption of electronic health records (EHR) and established criteria for Meaningful Use. Topping the list of criteria is

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