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TREATMENT PREFERENCES FOR BLOOD THINNERS: COMPARISON BETWEEN PHYSICIANS AND PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN THE U.S. AND JAPAN

Hirosaki, Japan – Blood thinners (anticoagulants) are crucial in preventing strokes among patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) but are associated with increased risk of bleeding. As described in the article, “Comparing Patient and Physician Risk Tolerance for Bleeding Events Associated with

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ISPOR CELEBRATES A 20-YEAR HISTORY THAT IS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF HEALTH ECONOMICS AND OUTCOMES RESEARCH AT 2015 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MEETING

Princeton, NJ, USA, June 2, 2015–The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) held its 20th Annual International Meeting May 16-20, 2015 in Philadelphia. The Meeting marked ISPOR’s 20th anniversary and focused on the theme of Integrating Big Data,

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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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NEW FRAMEWORK MEASURES FAIRNESS WHEN DISTRIBUTING VACCINES

Blacksburg, VA, USA – When vaccines are in short supply, public health officials must decide who among the public should be protected against disease – a decision that can hold moral and ethical implications. In order to avoid such concerns,

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Posted in Announcements, Health Policy Analyses

INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS OUTLINE POTENTIAL FOR SOCIAL MEDIA TO ACCELERATE PRO DEVELOPMENT

Raritan, NJ, USA – A collaboration designed to open dialogue between industry and government leaders has found “great potential” for social media to support content validity of patient-reported outcomes (PRO) instruments, and outlined how the use of social media can

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THE VALUE OF GENETIC DIVINATION – STATED PREFERENCES FOR PERSONALIZED INFORMATION FOR REDUCING MORTALITY RISKS

Durham, NC, USA – The advent of genetic testing provides individuals and health care systems the opportunity to acquire information about predispositions to cancers and other diseases.  Whether this information is useful depends on the existence of efficacious health interventions

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