Videos in Health Preference Research

The Academy has starting to accumulate and post a list of videos in health preference research.  If you know of other HPR videos that we may add to this list, please send a note to contact@iahpr.org  

Our 7th Meeting was a Great Success!

The 7th Meeting had 49 attendees from 9 countries: United Kingdom (16), United States (9), Netherlands (7), Germany (6), Ireland (3), Spain (2), Belgium (2), Sweden (1) and Poland (1). In terms of faculty-to-student ratio, the Academy had 10 tenured members and 19 students in attendance (i.e., 1 to 2 ratio). Many thanks to all who made this possible, particularly …

Our 6th Meeting was a Great Success!

The 6th Meeting had 49 attendees from 8 countries: United States (30), Australia (6), United Kingdom (5), Canada (3), Netherlands (2), Germany (1), Poland (1), and China (1). In terms of faculty-to-student ratio, the Academy had 18 tenured members and 8 students in attendance (i.e., 2 to 1 ratio). Many thanks to all who made this possible, particularly Juan Marcos …

Launch of the Health Preference Study and Technology Registry (HPSTR.org)

The Health Preference Study and Technology Registry has been launched. Registering on HPSTR.org can take as little as five minutes.  Without a doubt, this has been the largest collaborative endeavor that our Academy has yet undertaken. Along with the IAHPR members, the Academy thanks Chris Carswell, Bennett Levitan, Ernest H. Law, Winter Maxwell Thayer, and Max Masnick for their assistance …

Kirsten Howard was elected to the IAHPR Foundation Board

The 35 tenured members ranked the three candidates, Kirsten Howard, Elly Stolk and Mark Oppe, as part of the annual registration process. According to the rankings, Kirsten Howard is preferred over Elly Stolk by 20 out of 35 members (57%) and preferred over Mark Oppe by 23 out of 35 members (66%). Therefore, Kirsten Howard was elected by the tenured …

DCE Competition Winner Announced

Photo taken by A. Simon Pickard On Friday, 16 September 2016 at the 33rd EuroQol Plenary Meeting in Berlin, Germany, Kim Rand-Hendriksen (left) and Benjamin Craig (center) announced that “Discreetly Charming Econometricians” led by Michał Jakubczyk (right) won the 2016 EQ DCE Predictive Modeling Competition. In this competition, 18 teams registered and received the exploratory data in April 2016. After the …

Our 5th Meeting was a Great Success!

The 5th Meeting had 21 attendees from 9 countries: Singapore (6), Australia (6), United States (3), Brazil (2), Netherlands (1), Norway (1), Finland (1), and Spain (1). In terms of faculty-to-student ratio, the Academy had 6 faculty members and 6 students in attendance (i.e., 1 to 1 ratio). Many thanks to all who made this possible, particularly Kirsten Howard and …

Our 4th Meeting was a Great Success!

The 4th Meeting had 34 attendees from 9 countries: United Kingdom (8 England, 4 Scotland), The Netherlands (8), Germany(6), USA (3), Sweden (2), Canada (1), Poland(1), and Singapore(1).  In terms of faculty-to-student ratio, the Academy had 10 faculty members and 9 students in attendance (i.e., 1 to 1 ratio). Many thanks to all who made this possible, particularly Mandy Ryan …

IAHPR Wants You!

This year, IAHPR is expanding its sponsorship program. Any institution that registers 4 or more persons for the 4th Meeting (Hamburg) by 9 June or makes a $2500 donation by 9 June will be an official meeting sponsor. Sponsors are listed in the Meeting Program, thanked at the beginning of the Meeting, and announced during its business session.  Anonymous sponsorship …

The First IAHPR Pre-Meeting Workshop

On Tuesday, 12 July 2016 from 13:00-17:00, IAHPR will be hosting: Lessons learned from recent studies in health valuation Elly Stolk, PhD, Mark Oppe, PhD In health preference research, some studies attempt to mimic a specific clinical decision (e.g., choosing between surgery and radiation), while others focus on understanding preferences for health by exploring the tradeoffs between lifespan and health-related …

The Competition has begun!

Today, 18 teams for all over the world were selected to participate in the EQ DCE Predictive Modeling Competition. Each team will have until 4 July 2016 to examine the exploratory data and submit their prediction for the 1600 pairs in the confirmatory survey. After these predictions are received and posted, the confirmatory survey will be fielded. The team with the …

Patient Voice Seminar

“What Do We Really Know About Stated-Preference Methods?” F. Reed Johnson (IAHPR member), Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA Tuesday, 12 April 2016 at 17:00-18:30 Duke Sports Center Conference room The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University Durham, North Carolina, USA Contact Carolyn Hutyra to attend in person or remotely via WebEX The Patient Voice Seminar Series is …

DCE Modeling Competition

Through the support of a grant from the EuroQol Foundation, IAHPR is hosting its first DCE Modeling Competition. Anyone can register. Team registration is due by 13 April. Each team (up to 22) that fully participates will be paid $2500 USD. The winner gets first authorship (and bragging rights). For more info: http://iahpr.org/eq-dce-competition/

Our 3rd Meeting was a Great Success

The 3rd Meeting had 46 attendees from 9 countries: United States (35), The Netherlands (4), Brazil (1), Canada (1), Germany(1), Norway(1), Poland(1), South Africa(1) and United Kingdom (1). In terms of faculty-to-student ratio, the Academy had 20 faculty members and 10 students in attendance (i.e., 2 to 1 ratio). Many thanks to all who made this possible, particularly Derek Brown, …

Our 2nd Meeting was a Great Success

The 2nd Meeting had 24 attendees from 3 countries: Australia (19), United States (4) and United Kingdom (1). In terms of faculty-to-student ratio, the Academy had 6 faculty members and 6 students in attendance (i.e., 1 to 1 ratio). Many thanks to all who made this possible, particularly Emily Lancsar, who chaired the meeting.

Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts has been announced for the 4th Meeting (Hamburg; Read more) and the 5th Meeting (Singapore; Read more). Abstracts are due by 15 April 2016 (Hamburg) and 1 June 2016 (Singapore). After all members review each abstract, notifications will be sent via email (mid-May and early July, respectively).

Early Registration

Early registration for the 2nd Meeting (Brisbane; Read more) and for the 3rd Meeting (St. Louis; Read more) is open to the general public until 13 August 2015. Registration for these meetings includes presentations, a business meeting, coffee, lunch, and multi-course dinner with open bar. Attendance is limited.

Abstract Review

As of 5:00 p.m. EDT, the call for abstracts closed. IAHPR members will have 3 weeks for their double-blinded review of the 39 abstracts. Approximately 12 to 14 abstracts will be selected for each meeting (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and St. Louis, Missouri, USA) as well as 4-6 student posters (US only) . Notifications will be sent in June.

Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts has been announced for the 2nd IAHPR Meeting (Brisbane) and 3rd IAHPR Meeting (St. Louis). Abstracts are due by 1 May 2015. After all 35 members have reviewed each abstract, notifications will be sent via email (end of June). Read more.

Save the Dates

Time, date, and location details are now available for our two meetings in 2015: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and St. Louis, Missouri, USA. The meeting in St. Louis will also include our first student-only poster session, which was created as a way to showcase the achievements of students.

IAHPR Receives Tax-exempt Status

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) determined that IAHPR Foundation Inc is exempt from federal income tax. Donors can deduct contributions they make to IAHPR under Internal Revenue Code 170.

Our 1st Meeting was a Great Success

The 1st Meeting had 46 attendees from 8 countries: The Netherlands (14), United States (12), Germany (10), United Kingdom (6), Australia (1), Brazil (1), Poland (1), and Sweden (1).  In terms of faculty-to-student ratio, the Academy had 14 faculty members and 20 students in attendance (i.e., 2 to 3 ratio). Many thanks to all who made this possible, particularly Axel …

Early Registration

Early registration is open to the general public until 16 September 2014. Registration for this 1-day meeting includes 14 presentations, a business meeting, coffee, lunch, and an off-site dinner. Attendance is limited.

Abstract Review

As of 5:00 p.m. EDT, the call for abstracts closed. IAHPR members will have 3 weeks for their double-blinded review of the 36 abstracts. Approximately 12 to 14 abstracts will be selected. Notifications will be sent in mid-August.

Founding of IAHPR

Based on 47 invitations, 35 founding members completed their registration. In addition to a brief biography, each member reported his/her conference attendance to aid in the nomination of future meeting locations.

Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts was created and posted on the website. The website and call information were distributed to those who were invited to become a founding member. A more general call will be prepared for distribution by 15 April 2014.

IAHPR Invitations for Founding Membership

Since the founding, every person who presented at one of the five Conjoint Analysis in Healthcare Conferences (CAHC) was sent an email request to discuss their interest in receiving a founding membership invitation to IAHPR. Among those who expressed interest, 47 invitations were sent on 21 March 2014. Membership applications will be accepted and processed until 15 April 2014, after …