HVHC actively encourages Members participating in the Collaborative’s projects to publish results of their work. The chance to share learnings and disseminate them widely through peer-reviewed journals stands as one of the central aims of any HVHC initiative

HVHC Authored

“Episode-of-Care Characteristics and Costs for Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery in Hospitals Belonging to the High Value Healthcare Collaborative Compared to Similar Hospitals in the Same Healthcare Markets.” Weeks, William. Medical Care. June 2017. Full text

“Developing Electronic Data Methods Infrastructure to Participate in Collaborative Research Networks.” Priest, Elisa. EDM Forum. December 2014. Full text

“Challenges in Using Electronic Health Record Data for CER: Experience of 4 Learning Organizations and Solutions Applied.” Bayley, K. Bruce. Medical Care. August 2013. Full text

“A Collaborative of Leading Health Systems Finds Wide Variations in Total Knee Replacement Delivery and Takes Steps to Improve Value.” Tomek, Ivan. Health Affairs. June 2012. Full text

“The High Value Healthcare Collaborative (HVHC). A National Collaborative to Improve Value in Healthcare Delivery.” Tomek, Ivan. Health Affairs. June 2012. PDF

“The High Value Healthcare Collaborative: Episodes of Care for Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery.” Weeks, William. Journal of Arthroplasty. March 2017. Full text

“HVHC Recommendations for SEP-1 Lactate Measurement.” Freidman, Issie.

“Importance of Nursing Leadership & Engagement for successful implementation of the Sepsis Bundle.” Hiller, Terra.

“Perspective on the CMS Joint Replacement Bundle.” Masica, Andrew. Joint Commission Journal. Forthcoming.

“The Sepsis 3-hour-bundle and its association (or lack thereof) with survival. A report from the High Value Healthcare Collaborative.” Taenzer, Andreas. JAMA. Forthcoming.

In Progess

“An Efficient, Clinically-Natural Electronic Medical Record System That Produces Computable Data.” James, Brent.

“Data Cleaning in the Evaluation of a Multi-Site Intervention Project.” Welch, Gavin.

“Detecting Risk of Low Health Literacy in Disadvantaged Populations using area-based Measures.” Knighton, Andrew

“Determinants of simultaneous versus staged bilateral total knee replacement: a multi-institutional study.” Tomek, Ivan.

“Diabetes Ambulatory Visit Intensity Varies More by Health System than Level of Disease Control.” Herndon, Brooke.

“Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence Based Best Practice across the High Value Healthcare Collaborative using Sepsis as a Prototype.” Taenzer, Andreas

“A Framework for Aligning Data from Multiple Institutions to Conduct Meaningful Analytics.” Knowlton, Jay.

“Hospital Readmission Reduction Program and Observation Stays for patients with heart failure.” Albritton, Jordan.

“Hospital Resources to Facilitate the Provision of Palliative Care: Insights from the High Value Healthcare Collaborative.” Dunlay, Shannon.

“Leveraging Diverse Data Sources to Identify and Describe U.S. Healthcare Delivery Systems.” Cohen, Genna.

“Sepsis Qualitative Paper.” Taenzer, Andreas.

“Sharing Best Practices in Hip and Knee.” Naessens, James.

“Sepsis Bundle Mortality Paper.” Taenzer, Andreas and William, Weeks

“The Truth is in the Data – Differences in the Same Measure Based on Different Sources Among HVHC Members Using ICU Length of Stay as an Example.” Von Recklinghausen, Friedrich.

White Papers

“Alternative Payment Models: A Recommendation to CMS from High Value Healthcare Collaborative.” Rohack, James.

“High Value Healthcare Collaborative: Association of Surgical Invasiveness with Readmission Following Surgery for Lumbar Spondylolisthesis.” Masica, Andrew.

“Improving Quality, Lowering Costs: Unleashing High Value Healthcare.” Rohack, James.

“Scaling Up: A Report from the High Value Healthcare Collaborative Distance Learning Program for Decision Coaching.” Clay, Catherine.

“SEP-1 CMS Measure: A Recommendation to CMS from High Value Healthcare Collaborative.” Douglas, Ivor.

“The Road to Safe Care May be Paved with Unintended Consequences.” Weinstein, James.

“White paper: Supporting HVHC Dissemination & Implementation Efforts.” Kraft, Sally.

HVHC Mentions

“How Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO’s personal experience led him to call for a health care ‘revolution.’” Larsen, E. Advisory Board 2016. Full text

“Implementation Science: A Potential Catalyst for Delivery System Reform.” Fisher, E. JAMA 2016.

“Toward Systems Science in Rehabilitation.” Jette, A. Physical Therapy 2016. Full text

“Pathways to Success for Multi-Site Clinical Data Research.” McGraw and Leiter. eGEMS 2013. Full text

“Five Hospitals Share Three Secrets to Improve Knee Surgery Outcomes.” Clark, C. HealthLeaders 2012. Full text

“The Four Habits of High-Value Health Care Organizations.” Bohmer. NEJM 2011. Full text