International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome Research (ISPOR) Founded in 1995, ISPOR is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public organization for educational and scientific purposes, as defined by the US IRS, and a non-profit research organization under the European Commission 7 the Framework Programme. The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) promotes the science of Pharmacoeconomics (health economics) and outcomes research (the scientific discipline that evaluates the effect of health care interventions on patient well-being including clinical, economic, and patient-centered outcomes) and facilitates the translation of this research into useful information for health care decision makers to increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and fairness of health care to improve health. ISPOR has over 7300 members from 105 countries. In addition, the 69 ISPOR Regional Chapters have more than 6000 members, extending ISPOR’s outreach to over 13,300 members worldwide.
International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome Research (ISPOR) - India Andhra Pradesh Regional Chapter.
The ISPOR India - Andhra Pradesh Chapter was approved in June 14, 2012, established under the leadership of Dr. Y. Padmanabha Reddy (President – ISPOR India AP Chapter) comprising of 274 members. The Chapter focuses on developing a new approach of Pharmacy practice education from a regular curriculum wise teaching to an actual healthcare orientation /health outcome based training to maintain and improve patients quality of life and adhere to rationality use of medications. The chapter has organized one international conference and six national conferences within a span of 4 years which is well appreciated by all professional bodies of Pharmacy profession and ISPOR. The branch adages constant and novel contribution towards the evidence based learning, teaching, practice and research in pharmacy profession with global standards.