Soapbox is Donaghue’s blog. We view Soapbox as a place for the Foundation and its grantees, advisers and colleagues to step up on the soapbox to express views and share knowledge related to healthcare innovation, medical research and education, and the challenges of putting evidence to action to improve health.
February 20, 2020
ICER’s New Patient Engagement Program: Amplifying the Patient Voice Before, During, and After a Value Assessment
Recently in this space, I described how patient engagement is the necessary first step for fixing our country’s broken drug pricing system. I also acknowledged that, while the Institute for Clinical for Economic Review (ICER) has aimed to elevate the patient perspective within our research into a drug’s value, we can do better.