Report Spotlights Patient Engagement in Value Assessment

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2jewS8d on April 29, 2018 at 06:21PM

A recent study by the National Health Council Value Workgroup found several emerging good practices for patient engagement in value assessment frameworks.

According a survey conducted by the group, emerging practices included:

  • engage early;
  • engage a range of patients;
  • leverage patient-provided information, data resources and outreach mechanisms;
  • be transparent; and
  • appreciate and accommodate resource constraints.

The research was published in the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research’s Value in Health.

“The growing pool of patient engagement experiences can be translated into good practices to advance a patient-centered, value-driven health care ecosystem,” the report states. “Lessons learned from these early experiences can help establish (and) recommend emerging good practices that can eventually result in best practices and standards in the field.”

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