Service Line and Program Development

Surgeons at operating table

As a top-ranked health system, UCLA Health is well-positioned to offer highly tailored advisory services for service line and program development.

UCLA Health specific areas of clinical expertise include cancer, neurology, neurosurgery, cardiology/cardiovascular and critical care. Our leaders utilize their clinical, operational, and educational background and experience to provide guidance in the following areas for service line development:

Knowledge transfer of clinical best practices and latest evidence-based approaches:

  • Clinical care and diagnostics                                                                                        
  • Quality assurance programs
  • Architecture and equipment planning
  • Accreditation

Management standards to ensure high performing operations:

  • Governance and organizational structure
  • Operational system planning, policies and procedures
  • Design of effective and efficient patient flows
  • Financial controls and measures, including patient billing and auditing
  • Regular on-site audits and consultations

Support in attracting, training and retaining healthcare professionals highly skilled in patient care:

  • Staffing requirements and recruitment planning
  • Physician, nursing, and executive education and mentorship
  • Simulation based training
  • Distance learning

In addition, UCLA Health has long been a leader in innovative health care delivery. We are home to some of the best minds in medicine, science, engineering, and technology. Our physicians, nurses, researchers, and engineers are continually seeking new ways to improve the delivery of care. Some of the programs that have come from embracing continuous learning and improvement include the UCLA Center for Systematic, Measurable, Actionable, Resilient, and Technology-driven (SMART) Health and the UCLA ATLAS Community Health Initiative.