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|

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|

Putting Stakeholder Engagement at the Center of Health Economic Modeling for Health Technology Assessment in the United States

IVI economists and staff recently published this open-access article describing specifically how IVI puts stakeholder engagement at the center of value assessment. Read about the engagement process IVI is using to build patient-centricity into its major depressive disorder (MDD) health economic model below or on download a copy from PharmacoEconomics here. Putting [...]

2021-06-15T13:14:27-04:00May 24th, 2021|News, Publications|

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|

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|

How to Strengthen Value Assessment’s Tool Box

With attention increasingly focused on the Biden Administration's new interest in a German-style panel to determine fair healthcare pricing, Jennifer Bright says we're at a crucial time to be absolutely clear about value - and how to measure it with patients' perspectives fully represented. Read about IVI's principles for HTA in the US on the [...]

2021-02-22T13:21:59-05:00February 22nd, 2021|News, Viewpoints|

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|
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