Central to IVI’s work is ensuring patient perspectives are included at the front of all value assessments. This short video explains why and how IVI incorporates lived experience in its modeling.
Making our way through a global pandemic will require all the assets and brain power our health system and leaders have to offer. And yet while the pandemic has been a novel disruptor, it has also served to highlight the problems our system has experienced for years, even decades. Whether we are discussing COVID-19 or [...]
In an article published online by the American Journal of Managed Care, IVI's Executive Director, Jennifer Bright, and Director of Scientific Communications, Mark Linthicum, offer five predictions for where value assessment is headed in 2019. Specifically, Jennifer and Mark focus their discussion on the following areas of interest regarding value assessment: Including patient perspectives becomes [...]
PRESS RELEASE: IVI’s Patient Research Reveals Importance of Quality of Life in Assessing Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapy Sequence Value
Los Angeles, CA – November 15, 2018 – The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) – a nonprofit dedicated to advancing the science and improving the practice of value assessment in healthcare – today released qualitative research evaluating what factors most impact the value of treatment to metastatic non-small cell lung cancer patients. According to the [...]
In an op-ed published in Healthcare Business News, IVI's Executive Director, Jennifer Bright, describes four essential steps necessary to better measure value in healthcare: Better value measurement must incorporate the patient perspective into all assessment tools. Real world data must be considered when determining a treatment's worth beyond direct clinical benefit. Value assessments must be [...]
The 2018 BIO International Convention will be held in Boston, MA from June 4th through June 7th. IVI’s Jennifer Bright (Acting Executive Director) and Mark Linthicum (Director of Scientific Communications) are among the speakers invited to the 2018 BIO International Convention, where they will be discussing value assessment frameworks and patient value. The description of [...]
IVI Demonstrates Commitment to Patient Involvement with Release of “Partnering with Patients” Principles
To demonstrate IVI’s commitment to patient involvement and ensure that the patient perspective is represented in our work, IVI recently developed several documents enumerating the principles and practices that guide this vital partnership. These documents offer detail about the actions IVI takes to involve patients and patient organizations early and often in research, model development and other projects, and establish a basis [...]
In a commentary for Modern Healthcare, IVI Director of Scientific Communications, Mark Linthicum, emphasizes that the healthcare system needs to embrace collaboration to find consensus in the way we measure and pay for health care value. Read the full article here.
In a commentary for Morning Consult, Virginia Ladd, President and Executive Director of the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA), emphasizes how critical it is that the patient perspective be front and center in discussions about how we measure and pay for value. Read the full article here.