The 2018 & 2019 HVPAA National Conferences showcased the work of >80 academic medical centers through >400 value-based quality improvement initiatives.
Improving appropriateness of diagnostic tests, medical treatments and procedures
Standardizing care through best practice pathways and interventions to reduce unwarranted variability in care delivery
Improving discharge transitions and optimizing patient care setting to reduce unnecessary emergency department visits and avoidable hospital admissions
Human factors engineering for provider behavior modification and innovative informatics solutions to guide best practice
Preventive medicine to avoid illness and evidence-based screening for early disease detection
High value care educational curricula (medical school, graduate medical education and continuing education)
Building a high value program to improve quality and affordability of care delivery
Improving appropriateness of treatment/interventional services (medications, transfusions, endoscopy, interventional radiology, surgery, etc.)
Innovations that deliver effective cost transparency for patients, ideally with assessment data
Funding for the 2018 & 2019 Architecture of High Value Healthcare Conference is made possible in part by grant number 1R13HS026350-01from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.