PRESS RELEASE: IVI Releases Public Feedback and Technical Expert Panel Recommendations for Open-Source Platform Model to Assess Outcomes and Value of Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapies

Priorities Emerged Which Will Shape Version 2.0 of IVI’s RA Model Los Angeles, CA – September 20, 2018 -- The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) today released public feedback and recommendations from its Technical Expert Panel (TEP), an objective third party comprised of five leaders in health economics, epidemiology, rheumatology, and patient communities, which the [...]

2018-09-20T09:03:25+00:00September 20th, 2018|IVI News, Press, Research|

PRESS RELEASE: IVI Responds to HHS’ Blueprint Saying Lowering Healthcare Costs Requires Improving Value Assessment

IVI Says Moving Beyond Cost Effectiveness by Evaluating Treatments Based on Unique Patient Characteristics and Preferences is Imperative Los Angeles, CA – July 16, 2018 -- If we are going to truly harness data to lower healthcare costs while accelerating and rewarding innovation that benefits patients, then defining and assessing value in healthcare must [...]

2018-07-17T09:48:32+00:00July 16th, 2018|IVI News, Press|

PRESS RELEASE: Why IVI’s Next Open-Source Modeling Platform Will Focus on Value in Lung Cancer

Los Angeles, CA -- June 20, 2018 -- Oncology is both an area of immense clinical need and a primary driver of healthcare spending. As a result, cancer care is a focus of extensive debate around value. In short, the field of oncology offers a unique opportunity to develop patient-centered, robust, and flexible models [...]

2018-06-20T14:22:35+00:00June 20th, 2018|IVI News, Press|

An Open-Source Approach Will Drive Healthcare Value Assessment 2.0

Measuring value in healthcare, which frequently takes the perspective of a single payer managing population health and costs, needs to evolve to include diverse perspectives and provide relevant and actionable information on value to healthcare decision makers, according to a new article written by IVI’s Mark Linthicum, Jennifer Bright and Jason Shafrin and published [...]

2018-06-20T14:17:02+00:00June 14th, 2018|IVI News, Press, Viewpoints|

PRESS RELEASE: IVI’s Open-Source Value Project Produces Actionable Data on Value of Rheumatology Treatment Sequencing Designs

Washington, D.C. -- June 14, 2018 -- Measuring value in healthcare, which traditionally takes the perspective of a single payer managing population health and costs, needs to evolve to include diverse perspectives and provide relevant and actionable information on value to healthcare decision makers, according to a new article published today in the Journal [...]

2018-06-20T14:12:50+00:00June 14th, 2018|IVI News, Press|

PRESS RELEASE: IVI Responds to ICER’s New Pilot Program

The Institute for Clinical Economic Review (ICER) recently launched a new pilot program that will allow more extensive evaluation of draft economic models used in ICER's reports. In response to ICER's new program, Mark Linthicum, Director of Scientific Communications for the Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI), commented: "The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) is working diligently [...]

2018-06-20T14:19:06+00:00April 3rd, 2018|IVI News, Press|

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 [...]

2018-04-17T15:06:07+00:00March 5th, 2018|IVI News, Press|

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+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Press|

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+00:00December 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 [...]

2018-04-17T15:07:05+00:00November 8th, 2017|IVI News, Press|