Are Ispor abstracts published?
Yes, abstracts for all poster and podium presentations can be found in the ISPOR Scientific Presentations Database. The PDF file of the poster presentation or podium slides is made available at the authors discretion, and may not be readily available.
What does ispor stand for?
ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research. Our Society.
What are Heor studies?
Health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) is a discipline that is used to complement traditional clinical development information (ie, efficacy, safety, quality) to guide decision makers regarding patient access to specific drugs and services.
What is clinical outcomes research?
Outcomes research is applied to clinical and population based research that seeks to study and optimize the end results of healthcare in terms of benefits to the patient and society. The intent of this research is to identify shortfalls in practice and to develop strategies to improve care.
What is pharmacoeconomic evaluation?
A pharmacoeconomic study evaluates the cost (expressed in monetary terms) and effects (expressed in terms of monetary value, efficacy or enhanced quality of life) of a pharmaceutical product.
What are the importance of health economics?
Health economic studies provide information to decision makers for efficient use of available resources for maximizing health benefits. Economic evaluation is one part of health economics, and it is a tool for comparing costs and consequences of different interventions.
Is Heor part of medical affairs?
The HEOR role has become a strategic sub-function among many medical affairs teams. HEOR represents the intersection of market access, commercialization and medical affairs. All of these functions rely on the strategic impact that HEOR plays in their organizations’ success.
How do I get a job at Heor?
Job Requirements: A candidate is preferred to have a PhD degree (or equivalence) in Public Health, Statistics, Health Services Research, Economics, Epidemiology, Health Policy, or a related discipline is required and excellent track-records and ability in HEOR research.
What makes up evidence based practice?
Evidence-based practice includes the integration of best available evidence, clinical expertise, and patient values and circumstances related to patient and client management, practice management, and health policy decision-making. All three elements are equally important.
Why is pharmacoeconomic evaluation important?
Pharmacoeconomics analysis is important for inclusion in formularies or coverage by the drug insurance companies. It assesses therapeutic advantages and disadvantages of the drug and cost-effectiveness of the drug relative to accepted therapy.
What are pharmacoeconomic models?
A pharmacoeconomic model is a logical, quantitative blend of therapeutic and/or disease management strategies, evidence-based clinical outcomes, patient survival data and/or quality-of-life (utility) data, epidemiological data and costs. Pharmacoeconomic models can link evidence-based medicine to the local environment.