High Value Healthcare Collaborative

19 healthcare delivery systems and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice collectively serving a market of more than 70 million people across the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii.

HVHC GOALS: Improve care, improve health, and  reduce costs by identifying and accelerating widespread adoption of best-practice care models and  innovative value-based payment models.

The High Value Healthcare Collaborative (HVHC) is working together to improve care for patients with diabetes, congestive heart failure, or sepsis, and patients considering surgery for their hip, knee, or spine pain.

Hip & Knee

Engaging patients considering hip or knee surgery through including shared decision making, expectation management, discharge planning, and interdisciplinary preoperative clinics.


Implementing patient engagement interventions for patients with diabetes including complex patient management, remote patient care, and collaborative care for patients with depression.


Utilizing process improvement strategies to implement 3- and 6-hour bundled care as defined by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign to improve care, health, and cost of care for patients with severe sepsis or septic shock.