Authors: Alan Balch and Donna Cryer The vast majority of experts agree that we could, and should, be doing a lot more to include input from patients in value assessment, from conceptualization to data inputs to implementation. The crux of the problem is that in today’s world, we end up with models that assign a [...]
Authors: Patricia Deverka, Jennifer Bright, Louis Garrison, Samuel Nussbaum We have seen the COVID-19 pandemic decimate people’s lives, health care systems, and the global and US economy, with investments by the US government exceeding $4 trillion dollars and with unemployment approaching 20%. In recent days, numerous articles have speculated on the pricing for Gilead’s new [...]
PRESS RELEASE: IVI Convenes First-of-its-Kind Multi-Stakeholder Summit to Accelerate Aligning Value Assessment Methods with Real-World Decision Needs
Participants Define Consensus Expectations and Prioritize Research Agenda to Improve Value Assessment Methods Alexandria, VA – March 17, 2020 – The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI), a research-based non-profit improving the science and practice of value assessment, recently hosted a first-of-its-kind multi-stakeholder summit to examine current gaps and emerging approaches in value assessment. The program [...]
PRESS RELEASE: IVI’s Updated RA Model Examines New Treatment Options, Treatment Effects and Cost Estimates
IVI has just released the latest update to the organization's Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Value Assessment Model. The updated model now incorporates additional treatment options (triple therapy, Janus Kinase (JAK) inhibitors, sarilumab, and biosimilars), updated treatment effect estimates based on additional randomized controlled trial (RCT) evidence, and updated cost estimates. The model is also designed to [...]
After the release of the public comments for IVI-NSCLC, Managed Healthcare Executive took a look at IVI's open-source model focusing on non-small lung cancer and how it will bring healthcare executives insight into value that otherwise wouldn't exist with traditional models. Read the full article here.
IVI Executive Director, Jennifer Bright, writes in Morning Consult about the differences between patient-centered and consumer-driven healthcare. Read the full article here.
In a Morning Consult commentary, IVI Executive Director, Jennifer Bright, discusses why transparency is a prerequisite to value-based reimbursement and how IVI's Open-Source Value Platform (OSVP) is an open laboratory for creating sophisticated systems to assess value in healthcare. Read the full article here.
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 [...]
Value Frameworks Must Incorporate Real-World Evidence, Says Research Team Including IVI’s Darius Lakdawalla and Wayne Burton
In a new paper published by the American Journal of Managed Care, a team of researchers, including IVI's Darius Lakdawalla and Wayne Burton, conclude that key decision makers within our healthcare system need to recognize the importance of implementing real-world evidence and devote resources to further research into the chronic disease areas in which the [...]
In an interview with the Journal of Clinical Pathways, IVI's Jennifer Bright and Mark Linthicum discuss how IVI is transforming value assessment. Read the transcript from the interview here.