Last week, the IVI team traveled to the Washington, D.C. area for the 2022 ISPOR Annual Conference, and we were absolutely thrilled to see so many of you in person. It reminded us of the 'why' we do our work and how much we appreciate partnering with each of you. Even with the ongoing [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
IVI's Jennifer Bright and Mike Thompson of the National Alliance for Healthcare Purchasers share how employers can use depression as a "test case" for thinking about how to improve the value assessment process, so that we can apply a "purchaser-patient" lens up front. Read the full article on Employers Benefit News here.
Authors: Patricia Deverka, Jennifer Bright, Louis Garrison, Samuel Nussbaum We have seen the COVID-19 pandemic decimate people’s lives, health care systems, and the global and US economy, with investments by the US government exceeding $4 trillion dollars and with unemployment approaching 20%. In recent days, numerous articles have speculated on the pricing for Gilead’s new [...]
After the release of the public comments for IVI-NSCLC, Managed Healthcare Executive took a look at IVI's open-source model focusing on non-small lung cancer and how it will bring healthcare executives insight into value that otherwise wouldn't exist with traditional models. Read the full article here.
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 [...]