The Center for Healthcare Value (CHV)

The Center for Healthcare Value
The Center for Healthcare Value (CHV) is focused on advancing rational, science-driven and clinician-tested healthcare solutions that reduce cost and improve quality.
Training: Teaching to Choose Wisely
The CHV Training Initiative is reshaping clinical education to ensure the next generation of healthcare leaders understand the importance of value and how to create it.
Caring Wisely™
Caring Wisely is an organized process for engaging and supporting frontline clinicians in efforts to remove unnecessary costs from healthcare delivery systems.

Research and Policy
The CHV Research and Policy Initiative supports multi-center and multi-stakeholder projects that define high-value care and incentivize its adoption to demonstrate that value can be improved across the system
Delivery Systems: Measuring Value
The CHV Measuring Value Initiative is a partnership between front-line practitioners, financial data analysts, and executive stakeholders to build a standardized approach to accurately assess the clinical benefits and cost savings of value-based initiatives at UCSF.

Reduce costs | Increase value | Enable innovation

2020 High-Value Care Seminars

Starting January 21, 2020, the annual High-Value Care Seminars sponsored by the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value was held. The seminar was held every Tuesday from noon to 1pm in HSW-302 (Parnassus), January 21 to March 31. View Videos

Caring Wisely™ program awards 2020-2021

FY 21 Caring Wisely Project Contest Letter of Intent (LOI) Submission Phase:
  Jan 6 – Jan 24, 2020

• Announcement of Top 5 LOIs: Feb 3, 2020
• FY 21 Caring Wisely Project Contest Full Proposal Submission Phase: Feb 3 – Feb 28, 2020
• FY 21 Caring Wisely Project Contest Second Round Optimization Phase: Mar 3 – Mar 16, 2020
• FY21 Caring Wisely Project Winners Announced: by Apr 20, 2020
• Announcing the UCSF Health FY19 Value Improvement Award Recipients

Congratulations to the FY19 Value Improvement Award Winners!

View the list of winners here. (Download pdf)

Missed our 2019 Improving Value Together Forum?

Visit our CHV Resources page to learn more about starting,
implementing, or sustaining value work at UCSF.

High Value Care Seminar Video Series
Sponsored by the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value
View Video Series here