IVI Annual Networking Reception

Join us for IVI’s Annual Networking Reception. This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, October 17, 2022  |  4:30 PM – 6:30 PM EDT  |  The Westin Alexandria Old Town


IVI’s Annual Meeting is the formal convening of IVI Members to engage in productive and action focused discussions that will inform and influence how value is defined in health care. This year’s theme, Accelerating Impact, showcases the progress that has been made over the last year and opportunities for the future.

The Annual Meeting is a members-only invitational event. Invitations are sent to the primary contact of a member organization, or directly to individual members. Learn how you can become a member today.

Patient advocacy members have the opportunity to apply for a travel stipend to attend the meeting. Learn more about the scholarship information here.

The 2022 Annual Meeting will take place at The Westin Alexandria Old Town in Alexandria, Virginia.


Monday, October 17 — Public Event

A public event with opening remarks from Jason Spangler, MD, MPH, FACPM, IVI Chief Executive Officer.

Tuesday, October 18 — Members Only Event

Introductions and overview of meeting agenda and goals

A discussion on the key takeaways from the IVI 2022 Methods Summit

Jason Spangler (IVI Chief Executive Officer) and Dan Mendelson, MPP, of Morgan Health, discuss some of the most pressing issues and drivers surrounding value in healthcare.

Translating patient input into methods to inform health technology assessment

  • Patient preferences and priorities in MDD treatment
  • Patient-centered core impact sets
  • MCDA implementation in MDD Model

Featured Speakers:

  • Richard Xie, PhD – Moderator (Innovation and Value Initiative)
  • Julia Slejko, PhD (University of Maryland)
  • Omar Escontrías, DrPH, MPH (National Health Council)
  • Elisabeth Oehrlein, PhD, MS (Applied Patient Experience, LLC)

Real-world evidence and its applications in health technology assessment

  • Treatment patterns in claims for MDD
  • Children with MDD
  • Goal attainment scaling

Featured Speakers:

  • Rick Chapman, PhD – Moderator (Innovation and Value Initiative)
  • Sarah Axeen, PhD (University of Southern California)
  • Michael Martin, MD, MBA (Takeda Pharmaceuticals)
  • Lia Pizzicato, MPH (HealthCore)

Explore methods in value assessment that can promote health equity

  • Methods in the Open-Source Value Project IVI-MDD model
  • Framework for equity in value assessment; IVI Health Equity Initiative
  • SickCells effort

Featured Speakers:

  • Rick Chapman, PhD – Moderator (Innovation and Value Initiative)
  • Richard Xie, PhD (Innovation and Value Initiative)
  • Nelly Ganesan, MPH (JPMorgan Chase & Co.)
  • Maggie Jalowsky (SickCells)

IVI Chief Executive Officer, Jason Spangler, shares IVI’s work ahead

Staff facilitated dialogue for IVI Members to discuss trends, highlights, and opportunities

If you have any questions about the event, please reach out to Jessica Brown (jessica.brown@thevalueinitiative.org) or click the button below.


2022 Sponsorship Prospectus



Sarah Axeen

University of Southern California

Rick Chapman

Innovation and Value Initiative

Greg Daniel

Eli Lilly and Company

Omar Escontrías

National Health Council

Nelly Ganesan

JPMorgan Chase & Co. – Morgan Health

Mike Graglia

SynGAP Research Fund

Maggie Jalowsky

Sick Cells

Michael L. Martin

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Dan Mendelson

Morgan Health, JP Morgan Chase

Elisabeth Oehrlein

Applied Patient Experience, LLC

Lia Pizzicato


Julia Slejko

University of Maryland

Jason Spangler

Innovation and Value Initiative

Richard Xie

Innovation and Value Initiative