IVI Drug Pricing Proposal Statement

Jennifer Bright, Executive Director, Innovation and Value Initiative, issued the following statement on Biden Administration and Congressional Democrats drug pricing proposals. "While exercising government levers to address drug pricing and pricing transparency are needed, the current proposals miss the mark on real solutions to improve affordability and to understand whether healthcare spending actually delivers the [...]

2021-09-10T15:29:52-06:00September 10th, 2021|Blog|

Supporting Equity in Value Assessment

Author: Rick Chapman, PhD, Chief Science Officer, IVI How do we ensure that the data and methods used for value assessment adequately account for the diversity of patients and the urgent need to correct inequities in the health care system – and society in general? Without explicit attention to these issues, health technology assessment [...]

2021-08-25T11:24:08-06:00August 25th, 2021|Blog|

What Distinguishes IVI’s Approach to Value Assessment?

Author: Rick Chapman, PhD, Chief Science Officer, IVI Policymakers continue to grapple with finding the right approaches to curtailing drug costs and improving health care. Organizations that conduct value and health technology assessment (HTA) are grappling with finding the right approaches, too. IVI has created a new infographic to illustrate our patient-centered approach to [...]

2021-08-20T09:21:01-06:00August 16th, 2021|Blog|

Toward Equity in Value Assessment: Paths Forward

Author: Jennifer Bright, MPA, Executive Director, IVI "Poor value assessment hardwires inequity into health." - Michelle McMurry-Heath, MD, PhD; Biotechnology Innovation Organization - Session 1: Meaningful Action Toward Health Equity IVI's three-part series on health equity and value assessment concluded earlier this month, and we're proud to have convened these thoughtful dialogues among diverse experts [...]

2021-08-03T14:38:39-06:00July 30th, 2021|Blog|

Q&A with IVI’s Executive Director, Jennifer Bright

Ms. Bright brings over two decades of health care policy, issue management, patient advocacy, and executive leadership to the role. She is also founder and President of Momentum Health Strategies and has formerly served as executive director of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, representing physician, advanced practice nurse, and researcher [...]

2021-06-15T14:11:24-06:00June 15th, 2021|Blog|

Questions about the IVI-MDD Model Scope

On Monday, May 3, IVI, along with Jessica Kennedy from Mental Health America and Mohannad Kusti from Pivot Onsite-Innovations, held an informational webinar on the draft model scope for IVIs's upcoming economic model on major depressive disorder (MDD). To prime the pump for your own comments and feedback, we're sharing some of the questions and [...]

2021-05-07T16:05:24-06:00May 7th, 2021|Blog|

IVI MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: The Alliance for Aging Research

In late January, we sat down with Michael Ward from of IVI's newest members, The Alliance for Aging Research. We are so pleased to partner with such a dynamic organization.       Thank you so much for speaking with us today. Could you tell us a little bit about the Alliance for Aging Research? [...]

2021-02-22T11:33:23-06:00February 22nd, 2021|Blog, IVI News, Member Spotlight|

Looking Ahead to 2021: Let’s Really Make 2021 the Year of the Patient

Author: Jennifer Bright, MPA, Executive Director, IVI The promise of a new year offers an opportunity to recall our best moments in 2020 (surely there are a few!) and get excited for what's ahead. For IVI, I've been thinking about the accomplishments not just in 2020, but in the three years since I joined this [...]

2020-12-23T11:29:46-06:00December 23rd, 2020|Blog|


Earlier this fall, we sat down with Andrea Maresca, an IVI Board Member, who recently joined our organization. We are thrilled to have an expert in federal and state healthcare policy as part of our organization.       Tell us a little about your background and how you came to be connected with IVI. [...]

2020-12-10T14:14:24-06:00December 10th, 2020|Blog, IVI News, Member Spotlight|


For our first Member Spotlight, we chatted with Dr. Wayne Burton about what he sees as the future of value assessment. Dr. Burton has been with IVI almost since its inception. This interview is an adaptation of a conversation we had with Dr. Burton this fall.     Tell us a little about yourself and [...]

2020-12-10T11:27:11-06:00September 29th, 2020|Blog, IVI News, Member Spotlight|
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