Association for Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals (AHVAP) is proud to
announce a new partnership with Owens & Minor University (OMU) to support
and advance the profession of value analysis through education and
certification. Certification programs further knowledge and education,
demonstrating mastery of skills, knowledge and abilities. Achieving
certification ensures others in the healthcare industry that value analysis
professionals have the discipline required to effectively evaluate and implement
changes that improve clinical quality and cost effectiveness.
together these organizations will design, implement and offer a certification
program, credentialing examination and associated training curriculum to
Healthcare professionals. AHVAP will be responsible for establishing the
standards for the certification program and credentialing exam. OMU will
create and deliver the training curricula, course content, and materials along
with AHVAP subject matter experts.
is a national educational organization focused on assisting Healthcare Value
Analysis Professionals in the evaluation of services for clinical quality and
cost effectiveness. This is accomplished through the provision and promotion of
processes, collaboration and education. To learn more about AHVAP visit www.AHVAP.org
Owens & Minor, Inc.
Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a leading healthcare
logistics company dedicated to Connecting the World of Medical Products to
the Point of CareTM by providing vital supply chain services to
healthcare providers and manufacturers of healthcare products. Owens &
Minor provides logistics services across the spectrum of medical products from
disposable medical supplies to devices and implants. With logistics platforms
strategically located in the United States and Europe, Owens & Minor serves
markets where three quarters of global healthcare spending occurs. Owens &
Minor's customers span the healthcare market from independent hospitals to
large integrated healthcare networks, as well as group purchasing
organizations, healthcare products manufacturers, and the federal government. A
FORTUNE 500 company, Owens & Minor is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia,
and has annualized revenues exceeding $9 billion. For more information about
Owens & Minor, visit the company website at owens-minor.com.