IVI periodically hosts informational webinars on topics related to the Open-Source Value Project and IVI’s open-source value assessment models. These webinars are free and open to the public and are often recorded and viewable on demand after the event.

Note: For some webinars, once you register on the event page, the webinar will be immediately available to you. You can return to the event page at any time, click on the “Already Registered” link and enter your e-mail address to view the webinar again.

Upcoming Events

ISPOR-IVI Webinar Series

IVI and ISPOR are collaborating, with the help from an expert advisory committee, to define and host a series of webinars highlighting key challenges confronting HEOR methodologists, patients, clinicians, and policy-makers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar series will explore multiple viewpoints and focus on potential pathways for solutions in international and U.S.-focused value assessment and health technology assessment (VA/HTA).

Participation in these webinars are open to all members and non-members of ISPOR, but you will need to register and make a reservation. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Only the first 1,000 participants to log in to the webinar will be able to view it.

Upcoming Webinar: Using VA/HTA in Pursuing Innovation and Access in a Pandemic
Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM EST
Duration: 75 minutes

For detailed information and to register for the event, please visit the ISPOR website by clicking the “Register Here” button below.

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Recent Events

ISPOR-IVI Webinar Series (Session 4)

The Role of Public Health – How can VA/HTA inform pandemic policy interventions and public resource allocation?

Original Air Date: Friday, October 23, 2020
Length: 75 minutes

COVID-19 has brought home the importance of public health expertise and investment. How should VA/HTA address risks and benefits of public health policy interventions? How do we model the interactions between health and other sectors in our economy? What are the roles of the public vs. private sector in public health infrastructure and interventions? Are there policy implications for public health investment that VA/HTA can help frame.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how to incorporate policy and non-pharmaceutical interventions in the VA/HTA
  • Discuss how VA/HTA accounts for effect of new treatments on non-COVID related care and the long-run health and multi-sectoral impacts
  • Consider how to address public health infrastructure investment, and how to set priorities
  • Define methods that can help evaluate and prioritize policy interventions
  • Articulate the role of US and global government agencies and other stakeholders in public health investment
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ISPOR-IVI Webinar Series (Session 3)

Balancing Economics and Ethics: How Can VA/HTA Support Equitable Resource Allocation?

Original Air Date: Monday, September 21, 2020
Length: 75 minutes

Evolving data from COVID-19 tell the story we already know: the impact of this disease affects – especially people of color – disproportionately, both in terms of risk and prevalence, as well as access to care and outcomes. In considering VA/HTA approaches, as well as in discerning how to apply such findings, how must we address questions of ethics and equity?

After attending this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss key ethical issues in allocating limited resources in fighting against COVID-a9 in the US and globally
  • Consider how to account for vulnerable populations especially at risk, and their needs
  • Evaluate importance of equity in VA/HTA
  • Identify methods and their readiness to address equity in distribution of tests, treatments, and vaccines
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ISPOR-IVI Webinar Series (Session 2)

COVID-19: Are Our Methods Up To The Task?

Original Air Date: Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 1:30pm PDT/4:30pm EDT
Length: 75 minutes

The methods, assumptions, and inputs to Value Assessment (VA) and Health Technology Assessment (HTA) are an evolving debate in the US, as we seek to balance questions of population health-driven resource allocation with the unique needs of health system, employer, payer, and societal decision-making and the emerging science of patient heterogeneity and precision medicine.

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ISPOR-IVI Webinar Series (Session 1)

How Should The COVID-19 Pandemic Challenge Conventional Wisdom About VA/HTA?

Original Air Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 12:30pm EDT/9:30am PDT
Length: 60 minutes

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that our views on healthcare access, the role scientific research, and the need for global collaboration in pursuing effective and cost-effective care has been affected. The first webinar in the ISPOR-IVI joint webinar series brings together international and US thought leaders to discuss the ongoing key challenges faced by the healthcare industry in regard to health technology assessment and value assessment.

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Past Events

Note: The recorded webinar is available on demand. Once you register on the event page, the webinar will be immediately available to you. You can return to the event page at any time, click on the “Already Registered” link and enter your e-mail address to view the webinar again.

Advancing the Science of Value Assessment: New Open-Source Model for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Original Air Date: February 25, 2019 at 3pm EST/12pm PST
Length: 60 minutes

This webinar introduces IVI’s new open-source value model focused on EGFR+ non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Released February 1, public comment on the model and user interfaces is encouraged through April 1, 2019.

In this webinar, which is designed for all audiences, IVI’s team provides an overview of the model, how it generates customized data on different non-small cell lung cancer therapies and how these data-driven insights unlock value for healthcare stakeholders.

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Modernizing Models for Value Assessment: A Detailed Discussion of the Open-Source IVI-NSCLC Model

Original Air Date: February 27, 2019 at 2:30pm EST/11:30am PST
Length: 90 minutes

This webinar, which is designed for technical audiences, showcases IVI’s new open-source value model focused on EGFR+ non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

IVI’s team, led by Jeroen Jansen and Devin Incerti, present an overview to foster a deeper understanding of the entirety of the IVI-NSCLC model package. The presenters will walk you through the key components of the open-source model, how the IVI model generates customized information on EGFR+ NSCLC treatment sequences, and how to apply the information in assessing value in health care among different populations.

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Measuring the Value of Health Care Treatments: Time for a New Approach

Original Air Date: December 12, 2017 at 4pm EST/1pm PST
Duration: 59 minutes

While different health care stakeholders have different perceptions of value, traditional value assessments are often “black boxes” that only account for a single perspective or a single population. For that reason, existing value frameworks tend to fall short for many individual stakeholders. The Open-Source Value Platform (OSVP) seeks to change that by creating flexible, transparent, iterative, and consensus-based modeling platforms for specific diseases.

IVI has recently released its model of value assessment for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Join IVI for a webinar to better understand how the OSVP process works, learn about our first model in rheumatoid arthritis, and find out how you can get involved.

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Creating Open-Source Models for Value Assessment: A Detailed Discussion of the IVI Rheumatoid Arthritis Model

Original Air Date: December 14, 2017 at 4pm EST/1pm PST
Duration: 59 minutes

Open-Source Value Project (OSVP) models are built to be entirely open-source, allowing anyone to customize the tool depending on their own assumptions and understanding of value. IVI has released the source code, documentation, and suite of tools for its open-source model of value assessment for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) into the public domain. Our R package and highly customizable model interfaces allow experienced users to choose from over 300 different model structures, vary nearly all model inputs, and assess value using either cost-effectiveness or multi-criteria decision analytic approaches.

Are you interested in the technical and methodological aspects of the model? Join IVI for a webinar about the IVI-RA model and IVI’s open-source modeling approach. Presenters will walk you through the key components of the open-source consensus-based model, how the IVI model generates customized information on rheumatoid arthritis treatments, and how to apply the information in assessing value in health care.

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