IVI Statement in Response to ICER’s Health Equity Report

The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) has issued the following statement in response to the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER)'s recently published white paper, "Advancing Health Technology Assessment Methods that Support Health Equity." IVI commends some of the practical learnings and supports ICER on the exploration of how "[health technology assessment] HTA [...]

2023-03-19T13:24:34-04:00March 17th, 2023|News|

4th Annual IVI Methods Summit

Hear from industry though leaders including CMS, PCORI, researchers, payers, employers, and patient advocates as they come together to provide meaningful dialogue, insight, solutions and continue working toward answering the question: How can we center equity in healthcare? Keynote Speakers: Dora Hughes, Nakela Cook, and Donna Cryer What: 4th Annual IVI Methods Summit: Rewriting the [...]

2023-03-12T18:02:59-04:00March 8th, 2023|News|

IVI Presents Poster at 2022 PCORI Annual Meeting

IVI Chief Science Officer, Rick Chapman, PhD, presented at the 2022 PCORI Annual Meeting. The presentation focused on incorporating patient priorities in patient-centered outcomes research/comparative effectiveness research (PCOR/CER) and value assessment. View the poster presentation here. Additional information on the project is available here.

2022-12-06T16:13:56-05:00December 6th, 2022|News|

IVI’s CEO, Jason Spangler, Sits Down with Inside Health Care to Discuss “Value”

In the health care world, we talk about “value-based care” in terms of putting patients first, listening to patients’ stories and giving thoughtful input. Sometimes we talk about “value-based payment models”—where providers and clinicians are encouraged to base their payment drivers on achieving positive patient outcomes rather than on a purely financial basis. IVI CEO, [...]

2022-11-08T14:50:11-05:00November 8th, 2022|News|

IVI Publishes Article in The Patient on Preferences for Treatments for MDD

IVI recently published a paper in The Patient – Patient-Centered Outcomes Research describing the formative research undertaken by the project team to elicit qualitative and quantitative patient input in the disease state of major depressive disorder (MDD). Based on the PAVE patient-informed value element set, the project team first identified six key factors that [...]

2022-10-05T13:19:31-04:00October 5th, 2022|News|

HealthCore/IVI AMCP Nexus Poster

While several studies have examined real-world pharmacologic treatment patterns and costs among major depressive disorder (MDD) patients, few have examined the use of non-pharmacologic treatments. IVI recently conducted a study alongside HealthCore to describe the prevalence and predictors of treatment modality, healthcare resource utilization, and costs for newly diagnosed MDD patients. Commercially-insured US adult [...]

2022-10-05T13:10:06-04:00October 5th, 2022|News|

IVI and the Arthritis Foundation Recognize July as Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

We were so pleased to speak with Ms. Shannan O'Hara Levi about her experience growing up with juvenile arthritis. Listen as she offers an authentic perspective for people living with this serious health condition and highlights her advice to parents and caregivers. She also discusses some of the hidden costs of this illness. Shannan [...]

2022-07-25T19:10:42-04:00July 26th, 2022|News|

IVI and PAVE Center (University of Maryland) Present at ISPOR 2022

In the ongoing collaboration between IVI and PAVE Center, University of Maryland, the research team has been working to identify patient-driven priorities for major depressive disorder (MDD) and explore how these priorities can be used to inform value assessments. As part of the project, the research team examined whether efficacy endpoints included in existing empirical [...]

2022-07-26T15:29:53-04:00July 12th, 2022|News|

IVI Co-Authored Paper Published in The Patient

IVI is pleased to share that a patient-centered impact paper, co-authored by IVI's Jennifer Bright, was released this morning in The Patient - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research. The paper, "Patient-Centered Core Impact Sets – What They Are and Why We Need Them," encourages thinking beyond traditional health outcomes when determining impact to include other equally (and [...]

2022-06-02T16:42:13-04:00June 2nd, 2022|News|
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