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|

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: 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|

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|

IVI MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: The Alliance for Aging Research

In late January, we sat down with Michael Ward from of IVI's newest members, The Alliance for Aging Research. We are so pleased to partner with such a dynamic organization.       Thank you so much for speaking with us today. Could you tell us a little bit about the Alliance for Aging Research? [...]

2021-10-26T13:37:02-04:00February 22nd, 2021|Blog, Member Spotlight|

Exploring Patient Heterogeneity and Diversity in Treatment Responses

Author: Jennifer Bright, MPA Everyone hopes for a COVID vaccine so our lives can return to normal. Yet, we know that even if clinical trials prove a vaccine's effectiveness, our society will still have to endure a long process of distribution. I'm personally willing to wait for a vaccine for healthcare workers, the elderly, and [...]

2020-12-29T17:01:22-05:00August 20th, 2020|Blog|
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