Transformative Research & Leadership Development

Our interdisciplinary teams discover, design, and disseminate cost-saving innovations for conditions comprising the bulk of U.S. health care spending. We collaborate closely with research, industry, and philanthropic partners.

Harnessing Innovations Across Medicine, Engineering, and Management

Care Model Innovations

Following a rigorous, standardized process, CERC research teams have developed scalable delivery innovations that lower spending while improving outcomes.

Research Focus

Interdisciplinary teams focus on Care Delivery Innovation, Health Care Policy, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Process Innovation, and Organizational Innovation, including CERC's new High-Value Health Care Incubator. 

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Published Research and CERC in the News 

Through published research and articles, CERC is shaping the national discourse around value-based care delivery, health policy and reform, and AI-based innovations.

Health Care Policy

CERC faculty offer a deep examination of systemic issues in the health care system largely unaddressed by other research groups.

The Power of Computer Vision in Health Care

Our AI innovations support care delivery in the ICU, improve hand hygiene and surgical technique in clinical settings, and enhance the well-being of seniors living at home.

Collaboration Opportunities

CERC offers industry and research partners numerous opportunities to shape high-quality, lower cost patient care alongside noted Stanford scholars and innovators.

Training Health Care Leaders Who Innovate Technology and Business Design

Master of Science in Clinical Informatics Management

This one-year management program for working professionals - the first of its kind on the West Coast - will provide leaders and emerging leaders in health care and technology with the clinical business and informatics capabilities to transform care delivery through digital innovation. Applications for the Class of 2022 will be available in September 2020. 

CERC’s Design, Innovation and Clinical Entrepreneurship (DICE) Fellowship

CERC’s 11-month Design Fellowship provides early-career innovators and aspiring health care leaders the opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills, and experience to design care delivery innovations that result in better care at lower cost.

High Value Health Care Incubator (HVHCI)

CERC's HVHC Incubator is designed to help non-profit clinics and organizations in the California safety net find solutions to challenges delivering care to the growing population of Californians dependent on publicly funded health care. Once identified, these successful innovations will be available to other clinics to scale improvements quickly.