IVI Announces a Request for Proposal (RFP)

IVI is committed to exploring scientifically rigorous methods that improve the practice of value assessment in a collaborative, iterative environment. To that end, we are pleased to announce the call for research proposals that help us advance our mission and demonstrate the applicability of patient-defined factors of value. IVI welcomes proposals from individual researchers as [...]

2019-05-16T17:54:33-06:00May 16th, 2019|Business Development, IVI News|

IVI’s Jeroen Jensen and Devin Incerti write in the Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy

IVI's Lead Scientific Advisor and Lead Economist for the Open-Source Value Platform (OSVP), Jeroen Jansen and Devin Incerti, respectively, collaborate with Jeffery Curtis in a recent article published in the Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy about how IVI’s open-source approach to value assessment provides a way to adapt formal assessments of value—long the [...]

2019-05-07T15:04:08-06:00May 7th, 2019|IVI News, Publications|

“Good Enough” Doesn’t Cut it in Value Assessment

IVI’s Jennifer Bright and Mark Linthicum write in STAT News that we’re squandering time and resources trying to find a neat answer to “what is value?” by focusing on the cost of drugs without tackling other hard questions at the heart of measuring value across healthcare interventions. Determining the value of health care, they argue, [...]

2019-03-18T12:59:22-06:00March 18th, 2019|IVI News|

Steps Employers at the Crossroads of Healthcare Costs and Value Should Consider

IVI’s Jennifer Bright the president of the Institute for Integrated Benefits, Tom Parry, Ph.D., write in Fierce Healthcare that most employers have no idea how their benefit programs affect employee health outcomes. They outline a set of guiding principles to help employers take a more holistic approach – and foster a healthy, productive workforce – [...]

2019-03-18T12:57:30-06:00March 18th, 2019|IVI News|

Crowdsourcing for Value in Healthcare

Value-based healthcare is predicated on collaboration. Sharing of data, methods, pathways and perspectives among different stakeholders is paramount if the transition to value-based care is to be fully realized. Instead of relying solely on legacy methods to measure value, IVI's Open-Source Value Platform (OSVP) uses a transparent and open-source process to develop methods and tools [...]

2019-03-11T17:03:42-06:00March 11th, 2019|IVI News|

Watch Mark Linthicum’s “101 Course” on IVI’s New Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Value Model

IVI's Director of Scientific Communications, Mark Linthicum, sits down with the Journal of Clinical Pathways for a webinar discussion about IVI's open-source model for assessing value in non-small cell lung cancer therapies. If you want to learn more about IVI's open-source approach to value assessment, this webinar is a great place to start. Click here to [...]

2019-03-11T17:01:06-06:00March 11th, 2019|IVI News|

IVI to Hold Two Public Webinars on New Open-Source Model for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

IVI will host two upcoming webinars focused on its new disease-specific, open-source value model to assess EGFR+ non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) therapy sequences. These webinars are free and open to the public. We hope you will join us to learn more about IVI's Open-Source Value Project (OSVP) and the new IVI-NSCLC model. Detailed information and [...]

2019-02-18T16:02:43-06:00February 18th, 2019|Events, IVI News|

PRESS RELEASE: IVI Unveils New Value Assessment Model for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

IVI released our initial version of the new Open-Source Value Platform (OSVP) model for non-small cell lung cancer. Specifically, the model provides information on the relative value of sequential treatments for epidermal growth factor receptor positive (EGFR+), non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The entirety of the IVI-NSCLC model package, including detailed methods documentation, R [...]

2019-01-31T13:30:16-06:00January 31st, 2019|IVI News, Press|

How the Open Science Movement Creates Momentum for Value Assessment

In a Morning Consult commentary, IVI Executive Director, Jennifer Bright, discusses why transparency is a prerequisite to value-based reimbursement and how IVI's Open-Source Value Platform (OSVP) is an open laboratory for creating sophisticated systems to assess value in healthcare. Read the full article here.

2019-01-03T15:47:22-06:00January 3rd, 2019|IVI News, Viewpoints|

IVI’s Take on What’s In Store for Value Assessment in 2019

In an article published online by the American Journal of Managed Care, IVI's Executive Director, Jennifer Bright, and Director of Scientific Communications, Mark Linthicum, offer five predictions for where value assessment is headed in 2019. Specifically, Jennifer and Mark focus their discussion on the following areas of interest regarding value assessment: Including patient perspectives becomes [...]

2019-01-02T13:13:04-06:00December 30th, 2018|IVI News, Viewpoints|