The deadline for the fourth annual VBHC Prize 2017 is approaching. February 20 is the final date that the VBHC Centre in the Netherlands will accept applications for top achievements in the area of value-based healthcare.
The VBHC Prize recognises inspiring initiatives that aim to create excellent patient value.
In a ceremony on May 11 in Niykerk, the Netherlands, Harvard Prof. and one of the world’s leading value-based healthcare leaders, Michael Porter will announce and award winners before sharing his view on the winning initiatives and the latest developments in VBHC.
In addition to awarding the VBHC Prize 2017 winner, three initiatives will be awarded with Excellence Awards who have outstanding focus and results on Patient-Outcomes, Cost-Effectiveness or Collaboration.
The Value-Based Health Care Center Europe has been the European platform for VBHC implementation since 2012. With over a thousand members in the community, VBHC Center Europe facilitates people with an interest in VBHC to connect, create and share best practices. Additionally, since 2014, VBHC Center Europe annually awards the VBHC Prize.
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Last year’s winners were the Department of Cardiology of Catharina Hospital and CZ. The organisations won the third edition of the prestigious VBHC Prize of the breakthrough first long-term value-based contract. The initiative is a highly innovative contract between the hospital and an insurance company in which the hospital is rewarded based on the quality of care they deliver and has great potential to expand to other departments and medical conditions.
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Besides awarding the VBHC Prize 2017 winner, three initiatives are awarded with Excellence Awards who have outstanding focus and results on Patient-Outcomes, Cost-Effectiveness or Collaboration.
Applications will be judged by an internationally renowned and independent jury. Selection is based on patient value, efficiency, collaboration and implementation.
For full details on the application process, click here:
Source: VBHC Prize
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