IVI’s MISSION is to advance the science and improve the practice of value assessment in healthcare.
IVI’s GOAL is to build a platform that facilitates robust and rigorous patient-centered value assessment of health technologies tailored to the needs and interests of individual decision makers.
The Value Debate
Scientific, technological, and clinical advances are driving a revolution in patient care – but spending on healthcare also continues to increase. Most observers agree that change is needed in order to link healthcare spending to value rather than volume, but determining how to make this link quickly leads to debate and disagreement. What defines value? Value to whom? And how do we measure it?
A New Approach
The nonprofit Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) was created to raise the level of discussion regarding value in healthcare and find common ground in the approach to measuring value. The U.S health system is diverse, complex, and ripe for innovation. IVI brings together healthcare leaders from academia, patient advocacy organizations, payers, life sciences companies, providers, delivery systems, and patient communities to advance approaches to value that fit the American context.
The IVI Open-Source Development Process
IVI in 2020
PRESS RELEASE: IVI Convenes First-of-its-Kind Multi-Stakeholder Summit to Accelerate Aligning Value Assessment Methods with Real-World Decision Needs
Participants Define Consensus Expectations and Prioritize Research Agenda to Improve Value Assessment Methods Alexandria, VA – March 17, 2020 – The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI), a research-based non-profit improving the science and practice of [...]
IVI is thrilled to announce Pat Deverka, MD has joined our organization as our first Chief Science Officer. Dr. Deverka. Dr. Deverka brings to IVI more than three decades of experience in health economic [...]
IVI is pleased to announce the latest additions to our diverse and growing Board of Directors. Read the full press release here to learn who is helping us drive value assessment to the next level [...]