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High Value Care

ACP's High Value Care initiative aims to improve health, avoid harms, and eliminate wasteful practices.

An overview of the College's High Value Care initiative. More High Value Care Videos

The initiative addresses High Value Care broadly, offering learning resources for clinicians and medical educators, clinical guidelines, best practice advice, case studies and patient resources on a wide variety of related topics. Some learning opportunities even offer free CME and MOC.

Resources for Clinicians

The following free resources were created by ACP to help you implement High Value Care principles into your practice and focus on optimal diagnostic and treatment strategies, based upon considerations of value, effectiveness, and avoidance of overuse and misuse.

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Resources for Medical Educators

These resources help medical educators teach the principles of High Value Care effectively and can also be used for faculty development.

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Highlighted High Value Care Paper

World Health Organization Guidelines on Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus InfectionWorld Health Organization Guidelines on Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Best Practice Advice From the American College of Physicians(2020)

ACP has issued Best Practice Advice aimed at simplifying and improving treatment of patients diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV). ACP Best Practice Advice is based on the World Health Organization Guideline and is authored by the ACP Scientific Medical Policy Committee and published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

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High Value Care Committee

The High Value Care Committee (HVCC) develops recommendations and resources focused on High Value Care that assist physicians to provide the best possible care to their patients while simultaneously reducing unnecessary costs to the healthcare system. The HVCC was previously called the High Value Care Task Force.

Disclosures of Interest for all members and ACP staff are reported, discussed, and resolved at the start of each High Value Care Committee meeting and conference call.