Moving Beyond Theory: The Need for Active Cultivation of the Value Flower

Despite decades of investment in patient-centered health care, we are all too aware that decisions about access and value are typically made in the context of financial risk management, and often without the input of those who should benefit from care. In addition to a myriad of payment reform strategies, rising interest in cost-effectiveness evaluation [...]

2022-06-14T17:55:10-04:00June 14th, 2022|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 [...]

2021-08-25T11:24:08-04:00August 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 [...]

2021-08-20T09:21:01-04:00August 16th, 2021|Blog|

PRESS RELEASE: IVI Publishes Depression Economic Model Scope

Alexandria, VA — April 12, 2021 — The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) — a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the science, practice, and use of value assessment in healthcare — today published the initial scope of its Open-Source Value Project Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) economic model. The scope document will be open for public [...]

2021-04-12T11:31:06-04:00April 12th, 2021|Press, Research|

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 [...]

2020-12-23T11:29:46-05:00December 23rd, 2020|Blog|

Tackling Hard Questions in Value

Author: Jennifer Bright, MPA, Executive Director, IVI For decades, we've known that untreated or poorly treated Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is an enormous burden on individual patients, our health care system, and our society. Despite having this knowledge, there is much work to do in order to support and optimize cost-effective care for patients suffering [...]

2020-12-29T17:01:00-05:00September 9th, 2020|Blog|

PRESS RELEASE: IVI’s Next Value Assessment Model to Address Major Depressive Disorder Interventions

First of Its Kind Depression Model to be Informed by Input from Diverse Advisory Group September 9, 2020 — Alexandria, VA — The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) — a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the science, practice, and use of value assessment in healthcare — today announced a multi-year initiative to build and test [...]

2021-03-23T18:45:01-04:00September 9th, 2020|News, Press|

PRESS RELEASE: IVI Showcases Recent Research Activities as Part of the Open-Source Value Project at ISPOR EU 2018

Los Angeles, CA – November 13, 2018 – The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) – a collaboration dedicated to advancing the science and improving the practice of value assessment in healthcare – will present research at this week’s ISPOR Europe 2018 conference showcasing different elements of the Open-Source Value Project (OSVP) initiative to facilitate assessment [...]

2021-03-23T19:00:59-04:00November 13th, 2018|Events, News, Press|

PRESS RELEASE: IVI Discusses the Open-Source Value Project and Its Relevance in Modernizing Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

ISPOR Conference Examines How New Approaches to Value Assessment May Help Move Toward More Informed Pricing Washington, D.C. –- October 19, 2018 -- At the ISPOR Summit 2018, the lead scientific advisor for the Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) - a collaboration dedicated to advancing the science and improving the practice of value assessment in [...]

2021-03-23T19:02:02-04:00October 19th, 2018|Events, News, Press|
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