Health Economics and Outcomes Research Conference
Dates: Oct. 27- 29
- October 27 (10am - 2pm EDT)
- October 28 (10am - 2:15pm EDT)
- October 29 (10am - 1pm EDT)
Registration: Members-in-Training $39; Members $89; Nonmembers $129
This activity addresses the needs of investigators seeking to collect and analyze health economic data and to develop and assess patient reported outcome measures to evaluate treatment options for ophthalmic diseases and disorders and to design clinical trials.
After attending this conference, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the fundamental principles of health economic (HE) evaluation and the measurement of patient-reported outcomes (PROMs)
- Explain the results of HE evaluations and PROMs published in peer-reviewed literature
- Identify a well-formulated HEOR research question and the data needed to answer it.
- Describe the design and execution of several HE evaluation and PROMs research projects
- Summarize how patients can contribute to the research design process
Day 1: Focus on the fundamentals
The first day of the conference is devoted to the fundamental concepts involved in HE evaluation and PROMs research.
Attendees will learn about the science of PRO measurement and available PROMs, how to identify and select an appropriate PRO measurement and measurement instrument to address the research question, how to perform a linguistic validation of the measurement instrument and how PROMs intersect with HE evaluations.
The presenters will also reveal the key concepts of HE evaluation, including how to identify, measure and value costs, how to quantify and value benefits, how to explain HE evaluations found in the literature and how to select the appropriate HE evaluation tool and/or technique.
Day 2: The fundamentals in action
Day two will demonstrate the fundamentals learned in Day one using real world examples. Panelists will share their experiences formulating HEOR questions. Presenters will discuss their HEOR projects, plus industry and regulatory representatives will talk about the HEOR data that is most meaningful to them and why.
Day 3: Focus on the patient and applying new skills
Day three begins with a focus on patients and how they can inform and improve the design of HEOR projects. Presenters will discuss Patient-centered approaches and early patient involvement in project planning are important in outcomes research. Explore the impact of engaging the patient with real-world scenarios. The rest of the day is devoted to the attendee via an interactive Q&A session designed to help attendees apply what they have learned. Experts will be available to provide guidance about specific research projects and ideas.
Physician credit designation
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) designates this Other activity (blended live activity and enduring material) for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physician accreditation statement
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.