News 2017-07-15T01:04:34+00:00



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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

January 12th, 2018|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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

September 20th, 2017|Viewpoints|

IVI-Sponsored Health Affairs Policymaker Forum Assembles Key Stakeholders

On September 13th, the Innovation and Value Initiative was proud to sponsor a special Health Affairs briefing in Washington, D.C. Over 200 of the country's most influential health care stakeholders and public policy thought leaders [...]

September 14th, 2017|Event|

Shafrin Defines Precision Medicine for U.S. News and World Report

In a new commentary for U.S. News and World Report, Jason Shafrin defines and elaborates on the field of precision medicine. Jason, IVI's Director of Research, illustrates how the United States is moving headlong into [...]

August 25th, 2017|Viewpoints|