Healthcare Value

Charges for Blood Tests Vary Across California Hospitals

CTSI KL2 Scholar Renee Hsia, MD, reports on wide ranging charges for blood tests throughout California.

Moving Needle on Medical Costs with Caring Wisely

Initiative Builds on Success at UCSF Health System, Expands to SFGH

CHV Marks Success of Caring Wisely Initiative

In 2014, Caring Wisely 2.0 will expand beyond UCSF Med Center to include SFGH.

Integrating Value into UCSF Training Programs

UCSF CHV highlights campus initiatives focused on innovation in education.

Can Price Transparency Lower Medical Costs?

UCSF Center for Healthcare Value convenes multi-stakeholder summit to explore cost-cutting strategies.

UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium: Unraveling Mysteries of Health-Care Costs

UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy plans to establish a clearinghouse to make information about health-care pricing more accessible to researchers and policymakers.

Earlier Statin Treatment Can Be Cost-Effective, New UCSF Study Co-Authored by Mark Pletcher, Director of CTSI Consultation Services

The advent of low-cost, generic forms of cholesterol-lowering drugs has shifted the equation in managing lower-risk patients with elevated cholesterol levels, according to a multicenter study led by researchers at UCSF.