Affordability & Value

Hospitals and health systems have a role to play in improving health care affordability.

The AHA’s Center for Health Innovation now offers more under The Value Initiative to provide the education, resources, and tools needed to advance affordable health care and promote value within communities. The Value Initiative offers hospitals and health systems guidance and resources for delivering value, including strategies, data, and stories.

Featured Tools and Resources


A group of hospitals and health systems have launched a new not-for-profit generic drug company to address shortages and high prices

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Strategies and tools that help make health care more affordable for patients and communities

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Summaries that frame the issue of affordability and explore the value equation

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Case studies on making a difference in the field, from creating a community care network to designing a diabetes telehealth initiative to ensuring energy-efficient operations

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