The Center for Healthcare Value (CHV) is an initiative of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), the leading university exclusively focused on health.
The CHV is focused on advancing rational, science-driven, and clinician-tested healthcare solutions that reduce cost and improve quality. Its work includes three initiatives:
From the Director
Clay Johnston, MD, PhD
"As a powerhouse of innovation, UCSF is ideally positioned
to address healthcare value. With a lack of attention to costs now a major barrier to providing great healthcare, the CHV
is bringing together the right people and partners to enable innovations that reduce the cost of healthcare while
improving quality." Q&A with Acting Director Clay Johnston
R. Adams Dudley, MD, MBA is a UCSF professor of medicine and health policy who leads the CHV's Research & Policy Initiative.
Teaching Healthcare Value
On October 10, 2013, the CHV's Training Initiative sponsored an event to highlight innovative efforts to integrate the teaching of value across healthcare curriculum. Click here to view the presentations.