AJMC July 29, 2021
The recent reauthorization of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) comes with an expanded mandate to study the economic impacts of treatments presenting new opportunities for the value assessment research community.
Am J Accountable Care. 2021;9(3):In Press
In recent years, a growing chorus of patients, providers, and health economics researchers has been calling for a new approach to value assessment that incorporates patient-informed elements of value alongside the traditional measures of outcomes and associated costs. Identifying and measuring these value elements, and factoring them into economic evaluations of medical treatments, has been the work of a growing community of researchers seeking to merge patient-centricity with economic determinations of treatment value. The importance of achieving greater patient-centricity in value assessment has...