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|

CHEERS to Patient Engagement

It's Time for Patients to Drive Healthcare ResearchWhen the new CHEERS report was released, we were pleased to see the updated standards regarding patient and stakeholder engagement. These standards reflect a growing recognition that patient and stakeholder engagement need to be incorporated into economic evaluations and healthcare research from the conceptualization stage rather than as [...]

2022-03-16T13:06:42-04:00March 14th, 2022|Blog, CHEERS Blog|

CHEERS to IVI’s Commitment to Transparency

When the updated CHEERS report((Husereau D, Drummond M, Augustovski F, et al. Consolidated Health Economic Evaluation Reporting Standards 2022 (CHEERS 2022) Explanation and Elaboration: A Report of the ISPOR CHEERS II Good Practices Task Force. Value In Health. 2022;25(1):10-31.)) encouraged the use of health economic analysis plans (HEAP), we saw this as an opportunity [...]

2022-03-16T13:07:03-04:00March 7th, 2022|Blog, CHEERS Blog|

Second Webinar in the ISPOR-IVI Series Explores Whether Value Assessments are Up to the Task in the Age of COVID-19

The second part of a five-part webinar series examining value assessment in the COVID-19 era hosted by ISPOR and the Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) will explore whether the methods on which health economists have relied are up to task or in need of improvement for the pandemic era. Moderated by Lou Garrison, PhD (University [...]

2020-09-09T09:43:29-04:00August 24th, 2020|News|

IVI Open-Source Value Project on Display at ISPOR Europe

IVI economists showcased the results of multiple research streams supporting open-source value modeling initiative at the leading European conference for health economics and outcomes research. Presentation topics included: Development of open-source software for conducting value assessments; Implementation of a new approach for using public feedback to guide ongoing, iterative improvement of open-source value models; and [...]

2020-03-19T15:45:26-04:00November 14th, 2018|Events, News|

IVI-RA Value Tool Featured on ISPOR Student Webinar Series

Devin Incerti, Lead Economist on IVI's Open-Source Value Project, will be presenting the IVI-RA Value Tool as one of ISPOR's featured student webinars. See below for the full description and details on the webinar, as well as the registration link. WEBINAR: Developing Flexible, Iterative, and Transparent Decision Models: A Detailed Look at the Rheumatoid Arthritis [...]

2018-05-03T16:31:29-04:00April 15th, 2018|Events, News|
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