MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.— DaVita Clinical Research (DCR), a provider of clinical research services focused on kidney research as well as a multitude of specialty therapeutic populations, presented several posters at the 17th Annual International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) International Meeting in Washington, DC, June 2-6, 2012.
DCR’s specialists within the HEOR industry presented seven posters on pertinent topics related to dialysis and health economics. Highlighted examples include:
- Pseudo-Randomization in Retrospective Analysis Using the Generalized Multinomial Logit for Propensity Score Generation. Poster number PRM44
- Odds of Missed Hemodialysis Sessions are Increased During Holiday Periods Among In-Center Hemodialysis Patients. Poster number PUK2
- Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agent (ESA) Dose Recovery Following Hospitalization of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Patients. Poster number PUK29
- A Managed Care Cost-Offset Model for Ferric Citrate, an Experimental Phosphate Binder that Can Reduce the Use of Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents (ESA) and Intravenous Iron in Hemodialysis Patients with Hyperphosphatemia. Poster number PUK15