The Center for Healthcare Value (CHV)

Reduce costs | Increase value | Enable innovation


The Center for Healthcare Value (CHV) is focused on advancing rational, science-driven and clinician-tested healthcare solutions that reduce cost and improve quality. Its work includes three initiatives:  

      • The Delivery Systems initiative ensures that care is delivered in an efficient and value-focused way. For this to be sustainable, the overall healthcare system must reward value-focused care.
      • The Research & 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. 
      • The Training initiative is reshaping clinical education to ensure the next generation of healthcare leaders understand the importance of value and how to create it.

Source: The Atlantic, OECD.

From the Director

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.

-R. Adams Dudley, MD, MBA