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Highlights from the 2017 ISPOR Conference

Over the past few days, I have been attending the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 2017 Annual Conference in Boston. The session had a number of interesting presentations. While I was not able to catch them all, below are links to a few highlights. Darius Lakdawalla, Defining and Measuring Value in Healthcare […]

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Presentation at 2017 British Society for Rheumatology

For those attending the British Society for Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Birmingham, England, I will be giving a podium presentation on Wednesday, April 26 at 12pm BST titled “Economic Burden of Rheumatoid Arthritis is Higher for Anti-Citrullinated Protein Antibody-Positive Patients.”  Come by Hall 6 to check it out along with other presentations in the Clinical and […]

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The Cost of Adherence Mismeasurement: A Claims-Based Analysis

If you are attending AMCP Nexus in October, I am a co-author on a poster presentation titled “The Cost of Adherence Mismeasurement: A Claims-Based Analysis” co-authored with Felicia Forma, Ethan Scherer, Ainslie Hatch and Darius Lakdawalla.  The presentation abstract is below and here. BACKGROUND: Payers often wish to measure how adherence to prescription drugs affects downstream […]

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DC Conference

I will be in Washington D.C. from today until Sunday night attending the Institute for Humane Studies Research Colloquium.  Blogging will resume on Monday.

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Pinal County Arizona Health Care Delivery System – 2008 Conference

Last Friday I was the keynote speaker for the Pinal County (Arizona) Health Care Delivery System – 2008 Conference. The conference had an interesting mix of speakers (see agenda). Speakers included Lisa Garcia, the Assistant County Manager of Health and Human Services, two academics from the University of Arizona (Gary Hart and Keith Joiner), and […]

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National Immunization Conference

I will be in Atlanta for most of this week attending the National Immunization Conference. If you are interested in seeing me present my work regarding the efficiency of the Vaccine Management Business Improvement Project‘s new distribution system for the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program, my talk will be on Wednesday at 9am. Blogging will […]

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