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2019 Porto

23rd ESPACOMP conference

Porto, Portugal

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21 TO SATURDAY NOVEMBER 23, 2019

 

This year’s ESPACOMP conference will have a special focus on
Digital Health and Patient Empowerment

 

Website will be updated continuously

 

CONFERENCE LOCATION

Information will follow soon!

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

We hereby invite you to consider submitting an abstract with the findings of your latest adherence research to the ESPACOMP conference. We welcome submissions on all aspects of medication adherence research (e.g. intervention research, observational studies, implementation science, measurement studies, policy guidelines).
Deadline for abstract submission is June 10, 2019.

The platform for abstract submission is available here
 

The following topics will be addressed in the parallel sessions:

 

  • (Digital health) interventions to improve medication adherence
  • Policy & health care systems initiatives to support adherence-enhancing strategies
  • Patient empowerment and its role in promoting adherence
  • Patient involvement in medication adherence research
  • Measurement: Innovative methods for monitoring medication adherence
  • Multilevel determinants of medication non-adherence
  • Clinical and economical consequences of medication non-adherence
  • Improving the medication evidence research: novel methodological approaches

 

Note: The presenting author(s) must register and attend the ESPACOMP Conference. Presenters are responsible for their own travel, accommodations and conference registration fees.

 

Guidelines:

  • Your abstract should not exceed 300 words
  • All abstracts must be in English, the official language of the Conference
  • Abstracts should be arranged in the following order: Introduction-Methods-Results-Conclusion
  • Abstracts should not contain any tables, figures, references or acknowledgements
  • Abstracts will be reproduced in the Abstract Book exactly as submitted, incorrectly prepared abstracts will not be accepted nor considered for publication
  • The presenting author(s) must register and attend the ESPACOMP Conference. Presenters are responsible for their own travel, accommodations and conference registration fees
     

PROGRAM

 

Workshops

Intersection of implementation science and e-Health

The 2019 ESPACOMP annual meeting in Porto will be preceded by a day-long workshop on 21 November addressing the intersection of implementation science and e-Health. Building upon prior ESPACOMP implementation science workshops, the goal of this advanced workshop is to delve deeply into how implementation science can inform intervention development and delivery of e-health interventions with the goal of creating programs that can be adapted to local context, disseminated or translated to other settings, and sustained over time. To accomplish this goal, we will review an international case study addressing stem cell transplantation. Balancing theoretical discussion, and practical hands-on learning, this workshop will be comprised of interactive presentations, group work, and discussion. The workshop will be facilitated by Bart van den Bemt(Netherlands), Sabina De Geest (Switzerland & Belgium), Leah Zullig (USA), and Lynn Leppla (Switzerland).

 

Adherence Data Analysis

The 2019 ESPACOMP annual meeting in Porto will be preceded by a 3-day workshop on Adherence Data Analysis, on 19-21 November. This workshop expands on previous ESPACOMP training in order to provide more practical tools, especially for early career researchers, to learn and perform analyses of adherence data from multiple sources in a supportive environment and interactive manner.

 

The programme focuses on transparent and reproducible data analysis in R. It will cover R basics, adherence concepts, research design issues, hands-on demonstrations, and group and individual practice sessions using R on three data sources: electronic monitoring, electronic healthcare databases (prescription, dispensing or claims data), and self-report. Participants will be able to use the example datasets and code provided, and also to adapt code for their own datasets and research needs.

 

The workshop will be facilitated by Sam Allemann, Alex Dima, Isabella Locatelli, Marie Schneider, Bernard Vrijens and Ira Wilson. 

 

Further information will follow soon!

Details
Year
2019  
Date meeting
2019-11-21 → 2019-11-23  
Address
Porto
Porto
PORTUGAL (PT)