By Peg Tinker, MSA, LAC, LSW
Change is all around us and value analysis professionals don’t have to look far to realize that they are in a pivotal role when it comes to adding value within an organization. The demand for professionals who have recognized knowledge, skills and abilities will only intensify as organizations demand more diligence to improve value and outcomes.
· Waste reduction,
· Evidence based healthcare
· Shared decision making
· Strategic growth
· Value based purchasing and more
Are all in a day’s work for today’s value analysis professional.
That’s precisely why certification for our industry is so important and for the certificant it demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning and career advancement. It means recognition for skills and competency in the work they do and the value they bring. For healthcare organizations and society it means that organizations can count on the certified value analysis professional to be held to fundamental standards, a higher knowledge base and a set of skills that promote greater competency.
I hope you’ll join me this next year in advancing your value analysis career and our profession by diving into the curriculum and ultimately becoming a Certified Healthcare Value Analysis Professional (CHVAP).
How will certification help you advance your career? Will you be joining others in this endeavor?
Keep in mind that it’s all in a day’s work but far more existing for the value analysis professionals to have certification recognition for the hard work that is performed every day.