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|

IVI Discusses Mental Health Care Challenges with USC Schaeffer Center

For Mental Health Awareness Month, IVI sat down with Dr. Seth Seabury, from the USC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, to discuss critical gaps in the understanding of value in mental health care and the key to addressing them. The Innovation and Value Initiative is a 501(c)(3) [...]

2022-05-25T16:14:32-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Blog|

IVI Talks Minority Health with Sick Cells

For National Minority Health Awareness Month, IVI sits down with Sick Cells to discuss the minority community experience in the US healthcare system and lessons learned to ensuring that all are at the table during healthcare decision-making and discussions. The Innovation and Value Initiative is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit research organization committed [...]

2022-05-25T15:45:29-04:00April 28th, 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|

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 [...]

2021-06-03T15:05:13-04:00June 3rd, 2021|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 [...]

2021-06-15T13:14:27-04:00May 24th, 2021|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 [...]

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

PRESS RELEASE: How Structural Uncertainty Impacts Value Estimates

In a new Value Blueprints research brief, IVI explores the concept of “structural uncertainty,” an important source of uncertainty that is not generally measured or addressed in cost-effectiveness models. In this research brief, we use the IVI-RA model to demonstrate how different structural assumptions lead to varying cost-effectiveness estimates. As our findings make clear, it [...]

2021-03-23T18:54:20-04:00September 4th, 2019|News, Press, Publications|
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