Two recently published commentaries have highlighted the work of the Foundation’s Centers of Excellence in Value Assessment.
Writing in the September issue of the American Journal of Accountable Care, Joey Mattingly, PhD, of the Patient-Driven Values in Healthcare Evaluation (PAVE) Center at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy discussed the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s recently updated mandate and what it means for the field of value assessment research, including discussion of his own work developing a novel economic model to assess the value of Hepatitis C therapies that incorporated patient-informed value elements. You can read the article here.
A column in MedCity News highlighted the work of another of the Foundation’s Centers, the Research Consortium for Health Care Value Assessment. Authored by Allison Oakes, PhD, a Senior Researcher on the Enterprise Health Services Research Team at Anthem, the column highlights the Consortium’s work to identify, measure and develop strategies to reduce the prevalence of low-value care across the U.S. health care system. You can read the article here.