In the wake of this year's ISPOR conference, IVI's Executive Director, Jennifer Bright, reflects on how to move value assessment from a static snapshot in time to an active learning approach. She discusses the following five steps to improving value assessment: Take the transparency challenge. Embrace flexibility. Allow for iteration. Improve incorporation of non-clinical data. [...]
IVI Executive Director, Jennifer Bright, writes in Morning Consult about the differences between patient-centered and consumer-driven healthcare. Read the full article here.
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.
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 [...]
Value Frameworks Must Incorporate Real-World Evidence, Says Research Team Including IVI’s Darius Lakdawalla and Wayne Burton
In a new paper published by the American Journal of Managed Care, a team of researchers, including IVI's Darius Lakdawalla and Wayne Burton, conclude that key decision makers within our healthcare system need to recognize the importance of implementing real-world evidence and devote resources to further research into the chronic disease areas in which the [...]
In an interview with the Journal of Clinical Pathways, IVI's Jennifer Bright and Mark Linthicum discuss how IVI is transforming value assessment. Read the transcript from the interview here.
In an article published on AJMC.com, IVI'sJennifer Bright discusses how IVI makes incorporating patients' perspectives a priority in developing open-source, transparent value models. Read the full article here.
In an article published on AJMC.com, IVI'sJennifer Bright and Mark Linthicum argue value assessment stakeholders need to have transparent discussions about value assessment and understand what value means from other points of view. Read the full article here.
Precision Benefit Design: How should the arrival of precision medicine affect health plan benefit design?
Advances in precision medicine offer the promise of tremendous gains in patient health over the coming decades. Headlines in the popular press as well as discussions at academic conferences tout the potential benefits of precision medicine, while at the same time critiquing the nascent but growing evidence base and the high cost of treatment. One [...]
While it makes sense for value assessment to be woven into healthcare decision making, relying on a single method to measure value and using this metric to restrict treatment access is shortsighted. IVI's Jennifer Bright and Mark Linthicum address this concern in a recent article for the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC). Read the [...]