IVI's Jennifer Bright and Mike Thompson of the National Alliance for Healthcare Purchasers share how employers can use depression as a "test case" for thinking about how to improve the value assessment process, so that we can apply a "purchaser-patient" lens up front. Read the full article on Employers Benefit News here.
The COVID-19 pandemic is raising new questions about how we approach value assessment. As always, IVI urges experts to use transparency, real world data, and seek consensus. Sam Nussbaum, President of the IVI Board of Directors, shares his thoughts in a commentary in STAT. Read the full commentary here.
IVI's Jennifer Bright and Amy Miller, former CEO of the Society for Women's Health Research, explain why patient heterogeneity is crucial to consider in any value assessment method. Read the full article here.
Previewing their panel discussion at ISPOR 2020, Lou Garrison and Leah Howard discuss what’s needed to address gaps on value assessment. View the short video clip here.
The national dialogue on value in health care is bringing to the forefront the limitations of current value assessment methods and gaps in real world data to inform decision-making. IVI seeks to engage a wider group of stakeholders to inform priorities in methods research and to invest resources and expertise in improving value assessment. Toward [...]
PRESS RELEASE: Seven High-Profile Patient Engagement Leaders to Advise Nonprofit on its Patient-Focused Research Agenda
Alexandria, VA – May 6, 2020 – The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI), a research-based non-profit improving the science and practice of value assessment, today announced the appointment of seven members to its Patient Advisory Council, and advisory body designed to ensure the patient always remains at the forefront of value assessment. The Council, which [...]
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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 value assessment, recently hosted a first-of-its-kind multi-stakeholder summit to examine current gaps and emerging approaches in value assessment. The program [...]
Value assessment is a hot topic in healthcare. But how can it be improved so it's more relevant to answering the most important questions to patients, payers and providers? In this commentary, Jennifer Bright explains why we need data partners to catalyze improvement in value assessment. Read the article here.
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 research, public policy, patient engagement and program measurement across several academic, corporate and non-profit institutions. Read the full press release [...]