ValU Care Redesign
We believe our patients deserve the highest-value care we can provide. To achieve that goal, UCLA Health launched ValU Care Redesign in 2014. The three pillars of the ValU Care Redesign mission are:
- Improve outcomes
- Improve the patient experience
- Reduce cost
Redesign doesn’t mean reinventing the wheel or jumping on the latest bandwagon. Rather, thoughtful redesign means finding innovative and effective ways to improve our care pathways.
In one example, we worked to improve coordination for patients being treated for brain tumors. In the past, patients with brain tumors were often frustrated trying to schedule appointments and coordinate care with multiple specialists. Through ValU Care Redesign, we created the UCLA Brain Tumor Center, where specialists from many departments work together as a coordinated group.
Across UCLA Health, ValU Care Redesign continues to find ways to improve care while increasing efficiency and lowering costs. ValU Care Redesign isn’t a one-time fix, but a permanent department committed to making health care better and better.