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

CHV Event: High-Value Cancer Screening

Date: September 13, 2019
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Location: Parnassus Campus Room N-225

On Friday September 13 from 10am to noon in N-225 (Parnassus), the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value and the UCSF School of Medicine, will be sponsoring a panel session entitled “High-Value Cancer Screening”. The panel synthesizes concepts for current second-year trainees in the SOM: epidemiology, cancer screening, life stages and high-value care.

Our invited guests will be Dr. Doug Owens (Stanford Professor and current Chairperson of the US Preventive Services Task Force), Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo (UCSF Professor and former Chairperson of the US Preventive Services Task Force) and Dr. Michael Potter (UCSF Professor and Director of the Bay Area Collaborative Research Network). 

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