Newswise — Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—June 2, 2020—ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) announced that its renowned HEOR Short Course Program is now being offered virtually with 9 upcoming short courses in June and July. ISPOR is releasing these short courses as part of its digital event strategy that includes conferences, short courses, webinars, and other educational programs. The newly launched short course offerings and faculty are outlined below:

US PayersUnderstanding the Healthcare System  |  Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Faculty:

  • Finn Børlum Kristensen, MD, PhD; University of Southern Denmark, Hillerød, Denmark
  • James Murray, PhD; Eli Lilly and Company, Carmel, IN, USA
  • Jessica Daw, PharmD, MBA; Optima Health, Virginia Beach, VA, USA
  • Laura Pizzi, PharmD, MPH, RPh; Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA

 

Budget Impact Analysis IA 6-Step Approach  |  Thursday, June 18, 2020

Faculty:

  • Daniel Mullins, PhD; University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Stephanie R. Earnshaw, PhD, MS; RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
  • Thor-Henrik Brodtkorb, PhD; RTI Health Solutions, Ljungskile, Sweden

 

A Health Economics Approach to US Value Assessment Frameworks  |  Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Faculty:

  • Louis P. Garrison, PhD; University of Washington, The Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics Institute, Seattle, WA, USA
  • Richard Willke, PhD; ISPOR, Lawrenceville, NJ, USA
  • Charles E. Phelps, PhD, MBA; University of Rochester, Gualala, CA, USA

 

Introduction to Health Technology Assessment  |  Thursday, June 25, 2020

Faculty:

  • Uwe Siebert, MPH, MSc, ScD, MD; University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Innsbruck, Austria
  • Petra Schnell-Inderst, MPH, PhD, Dipl. Biol; University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Innsbruck, Austria

 

Market Access and Value Assessment of Medical Devices  |  Thursday, July 2, 2020

Faculty:

  • Michael Drummond, MCom, DPhil; University of York, Lichfield, England, UK
  • Stephen Hull, MHS; Hull Associates LLC, Rockland, MA, USA
  • Belinda A. Mohr, PhD; W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc, Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Brian W. Bresnahan, PhD; University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

 

Risk-Sharing/Performance-Based Arrangements for Drugs and Other Medical Products  |  Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Faculty:

  • Louis P. Garrison, PhD; University of Washington, The Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics Institute, Seattle, WA, USA
  • Adrian Towse, MA, MPhil; Office of Health Economics, London, England, UK
  • Joshua Carlson, MPH, PhD; University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

 

Introduction to Health Economics and Outcomes Research  |  Monday-Thursday, July 13-16, 2020

Faculty:

  • Lorne Basskin, PharmD; Charleston University, Charleston, WV, USA

 

New! Introduction to Machine Learning Methods  |  Monday, July 27, 2020

Faculty:

  • Wei-Hsuan Jenny Lo-Ciganic, PhD, MS, MSPharm; University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
  • Hao Helen Zhang, PhD; University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
  • John D. Seeger, PharmD, DrPH; Optum, Boston, MA, USA

 

Causal Inference and Causal Diagrams in Big, Real-World Observational Data and Pragmatic Trials  |  Thursday, July 30, 2020 Faculty:

  • Uwe Siebert, MPH, MSc, ScD, MD; University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Innsbruck, Austria
  • Douglas E. Faries, PhD; Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Felicitas Kuehne, MSc; Institute of Public Health, Medical Decision Making and Health Technology Assessment, Innsbruck, Austria

 

ISPOR debuted its digital event strategy with Virtual ISPOR 2020—the Society’s annual, international conference—which was recently held virtually May 18-20 with on-demand recordings available for registrants through June 30. This event attracted participants from more than 50 countries. The ISPOR digital event strategy, which includes its renowned Short Course Program,  provides members convenient access to a world of ISPOR education without the time and costs of travel.

Additional information can be found at:  ISPOR Short Course Program  |  Registration Information  |  Virtual ISPOR 2020

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