In a post on the IVI-sponsored Health Affairs blog series,Josh Seidman, Margaret Anderson, Domitilla Masi, Melea Atkins and Maureen Japha examine the role of patient perspectives in assessing value in healthcare, focusing on the Avalere-FasterCures Patient-Perspective Value Framework as an example of progress toward a more patient-centered approach to value assessment.

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About the Health Affairs/IVI Featured Blog Series: Drugs and Medical Innovation — In partnership with Health Affairs, IVI is proud to sponsor the “Drugs and Medical Innovation” blog series. On an ongoing basis, articles in this series will explore topics such as value-based reimbursement, drug policy and pricing, balancing short-term access against long-term rates of innovation, and other relevant issues. Our goal is to create an open forum for sharing ideas and debating issues in these areas, extending the discussion to a broader audience.