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IVI Names Veteran Health Care Strategist Jennifer Bright as New Acting Executive Director

Bright Brings Decades of Health Care Experience and Established Relationships to IVI Los Angeles, CA - March 5, 2018 - The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) - a collaboration dedicated to developing better approaches to measuring value in health care - today announced that Jennifer Bright (pictured left), founder and President of Momentum Health [...]

2018-03-05T22:36:47+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Press|

IVI Report Examines Imbalances in Health Care Effectiveness Analyses

A new Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) report found that cost-effectiveness analyses (CEAs) are disproportionately conducted on pharmaceutical interventions compared to other health care treatments. Learn more about what causes this and the potential policy solutions to achieve better overall balance of CEAs across health care interventions. Read more about the project and results here.

2018-02-21T20:19:12+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Research|

To Get Our Money’s Worth in Healthcare, We Need to Collaborate

In a commentary for Modern Healthcare, IVI Director of Scientific Communications, Mark Linthicum, emphasizes that the healthcare system needs to embrace collaboration to find consensus in the way we measure and pay for health care value. Read the full article here.

2018-01-22T22:29:16+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Viewpoints|

Open-Source Rx Value Model Designed To Encourage ‘More Productive’ Discussions

Pink Sheet Senior Writer, Cathy Kelly, reports on the goals and objectives of the IVI Open-Source Value Project (OSVP), how the first iteration of the tool on rheumatoid arthritis is intended to serve different health care stakeholders, and what the next application will focus on. Kelly quotes IVI Strategic Advisory Panel Chair, Sam Nussbaum, who [...]

2018-03-01T00:11:57+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Press|

Well-Informed Patients Play a Key Role in Value-Based Care

In a commentary for Morning Consult, Virginia Ladd, President and Executive Director of the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA), emphasizes how critical it is that the patient perspective be front and center in discussions about how we measure and pay for value. Read the full article here.

2018-01-18T05:19:24+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Viewpoints|

Putting More Value Into Biopharmaceutical Value Assessments

In a commentary for the Health Affairs Blog, Rena M. Conti, PhD, and IVI Executive Director, Darius Lakdawalla, argue that advancing the science of value assessment requires new assessment tools that are transparent and incorporate the perspectives of patients and insurance plan enrollees. Read the full article here.

2018-02-23T20:39:07+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Viewpoints|

An Open-Source Consensus-Based Approach to Value Assessment

In a commentary for the Health Affairs Blog, IVI's Jeroen Jansen, Devin Incerti, and Mark Linthicum argue that, in order to move toward consensus on value assessment, the process for defining and measuring value must be transparent, collaborative, and iterative. IVI is taking the first steps towards consensus with the development of the Open-Source Value Project. [...]

2017-12-15T23:12:42+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Viewpoints|

New Patient-Centered Tool Could Help Measure Value in Health Care

IVI Director of Scientific Communications, Mark Linthicum, talked to Managed Healthcare Executive about how the Open-Source Value Project (OSVP) is going to change the way we approach value assessment and ultimately measure value in health care treatments and services. Read the full article here.

2017-12-15T23:10:02+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Press|

IVI Launches Groundbreaking Project Allowing Patients, Payers and Providers to Measure Value in Health Care

IVI’s “Open-Source Value Project” Develops Dynamic and Flexible Models to Help All Health Care Stakeholders Make Scientifically-Based Decisions about the Value of Treatments and Services; First Model, Released Today, is Focused on Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatments Los Angeles, CA (November 8, 2017) – The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) – a collaboration of academics, patient advocacy [...]

2017-12-16T02:00:49+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Press|

IVI’s Mark Linthicum in Morning Consult: Why Understanding Value is Central to True Health Care Reform

Mark Linthicum makes the case that value-based spending should be the focus of health care reform efforts in Washington, D.C. On September 13th health care stakeholders came together at the National Press Club to discuss better approaches to measuring value. Read Full Article Here

2017-11-11T01:18:31+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Viewpoints|