Value Assessment Initiative
The PhRMA Foundation’s Value Assessment Initiative promotes the development of advanced value-assessment so decision makers have better tools to assess high- and low-value care in the U.S. health system. The initiative funds new research and innovative efforts to assess the value of medicines and health care services, improve patient outcomes and reduce inefficiency.
Centers of Excellence in Value Assessment
Christopher M. Jewell, PhD, who received a PhRMA Foundation Research Starter Grant in Pharmaceutics, is the Minta Martin Professor of Engineering in the Fischell Department of Bioengineering at the University of Maryland and a Research Biologist with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. The work of Dr. Jewell and his colleagues is offering new hope for patients – including recent efforts to design an immunotherapy strategy to treat multiple sclerosis.
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New Online Resource Tracks Value Assessment Research
A new online resource, the Value Assessment Research Roundup, is now offering readers periodic updates about research being generated by the PhRMA Foundation’s four national Value Assessment Centers of Excellence.
Winners of Valuing Diversity: Addressing Health Disparities Challenge Award Announced
The PhRMA Foundation has announced the winners of a new Challenge Award aiming to support bold and vital research into how value assessment methods and processes can better consider population diversity and drivers of health disparities.
Congratulations to our Drug Discovery and Drug Delivery Award Recipients!
The PhRMA Foundation has announced the first recipients of its new funding awards in Drug Discovery and Drug Delivery. Out of nearly 400 candidates for funding, the Foundation chose a total of 16 recipients A total of more than $1 million was awarded.