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 [...]

2018-04-17T15:05:55+00:00 April 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 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 [...]

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

IVI Highlighted in Article on Value Assessment in Oncology Treatments

In this month's Drug Topics, correspondent Kathleen Gannon Longo speaks with Jeremy Schafer about the potentially tremendous impact that value assessments will have on future patient reimbursement decisions. Focusing on Oncology treatment, Schafer describes some of the existing value frameworks in play as well as referencing the work being done by the IVI to employ [...]

2018-04-17T15:07:17+00:00 June 28th, 2017|IVI News, Press|

Measuring Value: Jason Shafrin in The Journal of Healthcare Contracting

IVI Director of Research, Jason Shafrin, discusses the need for and mission of the IVI, as well as the keys to its success in the latest edition of The Journal of Healthcare Contracting. "If we find a research topic that life sciences, payers, providers are all behind and agree on  -- that's a pretty powerful thing," [...]

2017-07-14T07:24:44+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Press|