In Memoriam: Samuel Nussbaum, MD

The staff and volunteer leaders of the Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) mourn the passing of Samuel Nussbaum, MD, on September 23, 2021. Dr. Nussbaum chaired the IVI Board of Directors since 2019 and was involved in IVI's founding in 2016.A brilliant and caring endocrinologist and teacher, Dr. Nussbaum was a longtime leader of efforts [...]

2021-09-27T14:01:04-06:00September 27th, 2021|IVI News|

PRESS RELEASE: Exploring Patient-Driven Value Factors

Value Blueprints Research Brief Explores Patient-Driven Value Element Framework to Identify Factors Most Important to Patients Alexandria, VA — June 3, 2021 — The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI), an independent, nonprofit research organization dedicated to advancing patient-centric value assessment, today released a research brief describing the application of a patient-driven value elements framework in [...]

2021-06-03T15:05:13-06:00June 3rd, 2021|IVI News, Press|

Putting Stakeholder Engagement at the Center of Health Economic Modeling for Health Technology Assessment in the United States

IVI economists and staff recently published this open-access article describing specifically how IVI puts stakeholder engagement at the center of value assessment. Read about the engagement process IVI is using to build patient-centricity into its major depressive disorder (MDD) health economic model below or on download a copy from PharmacoEconomics here. Putting [...]

2021-06-15T13:14:27-06:00May 24th, 2021|IVI News, Publications|

PRESS RELEASE: IVI to Hold Second Methods Summit to Drive Patient-Centered Value Assessment

Summit Will Address Priority Patient Inputs for Comparative Effectiveness Research and HTA Alexandria, VA — April 27, 2021 — The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI), an independent nonprofit research organization dedicated to advancing patient-centric value assessment, today announced it will convene the second annual Methods Summit, a multi-stakeholder event to drive consensus on priority patient [...]

2021-04-26T15:57:28-06:00April 27th, 2021|IVI News, Press|

How to Strengthen Value Assessment’s Tool Box

With attention increasingly focused on the Biden Administration's new interest in a German-style panel to determine fair healthcare pricing, Jennifer Bright says we're at a crucial time to be absolutely clear about value - and how to measure it with patients' perspectives fully represented. Read about IVI's principles for HTA in the US on the [...]

2021-02-22T13:21:59-06:00February 22nd, 2021|IVI News, Viewpoints|

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|

PRESS RELEASE: IVI Appoints Dr. Richard Chapman as Chief Science Officer

Alexandria, VA — January 26, 2021 — The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) — a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the science, practice, and use of value assessment in healthcare — today announced that Rick Chapman, PhD, will be its next Chief Science Officer. Chapman, who is currently Director of Health Economics at the Institute [...]

2021-03-23T18:38:16-06:00January 26th, 2021|IVI News, Press|

IVI MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Andrea Maresca, MPH

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|

PRESS RELEASE: IVI Research Brief: Open-Source Modeling Builds Trust, Validity, and Rapid-Cycle Learning in Value Assessment

Alexandria, VA — November 23, 2020 — The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) — a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the science, practice, and use of value assessment in healthcare — today released its latest Value Blueprints research brief describing the benefits and challenges of employing open-source modeling in value assessment. In open-source models, the [...]

2021-03-23T18:40:50-06:00November 23rd, 2020|IVI News, Press|
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