Analysis Group Health Care Consultants Present at 2017 ISPOR Conference
Event:ISPOR 22<sup>nd</sup> Annual International Meeting
Dates: May 20–24, 2017
Host:International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
Times:9:00 p.m. (PT) / 12:00 a.m. (ET)
Members of Analysis Group's Health Care practice will present one educational symposium and exhibit 14 posters at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 22nd Annual International Meeting in Boston. Managing Principal Mei Sheng Duh will moderate the symposium “New Developments in Psychometric and Utility Methods for Patient-Reported Outcome Measurements in Health Economic Evaluations,” which will also include as panelists Analysis Group Affiliate John E. Ware, Jr., John E. Brazier, and Analysis Group Managing Principal Eric Wu. During this three-part symposium, participants will summarize lessons (old and new) that are at the foundation of conceptualizing and quantifying descriptions of health-related quality of life. They will then describe parallel developments in the utility field, and conclude with a discussion about to apply new developments in utility and statistics to address related valuation challenges.
The 14 poster sessions will include four research presentation award finalists: “A Claims-Based Analysis Of Hepatitis A, B, and A/B Vaccination Series Completion and Compliance Among US Adults;” “Assessment of the Association Between the Burden of Carcinoid Syndrome Symptoms and the Quality of Life Among Patients with Carcinoid Syndrome in the United States Based on the Fact-G Instrument;” “Value of Transfusion Independence in Severe Aplastic Anemia from Patients' Perspectives - A Discrete Choice Experiment;” and “Healthcare Resource Utilization and Costs Among Adult Schizophrenia Patients Using Once-Monthly Versus Twice-Monthly Long-Acting Antipsychotics.”