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|

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|

Partnering for Patient-Centricity

In a commentary published in the American Journal of Managed Care, IVI's Jennifer Bright, EveryLife Foundation's Annie Kennedy, and National Health Council's Eleanor Perfetto teamed up to describe how their organizations are joining forces to advance patient-centric value assessment measurements. "Patient centricity" — engaging with patients as partners, rather than doing on behalf of the [...]

2021-03-10T14:32:46-05:00March 10th, 2021|Viewpoints|

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|
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