To provide and promote processes and information to assist Value Analysis Professionals in evaluating healthcare services for clinical quality and cost effectiveness.
Value Analysis is recognized as an essential component of the delivery of healthcare. The Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals is nationally recognized as the preeminent clinical resource in providing education and resources and networking to its membership and promoting Value Analysis in the healthcare community.
Statement of Purpose
Value Analysis professionals act as primary investigators and facilitators of major product and practice changes, and are involved in key product, service and technology decisions within healthcare organizations. They do this using the principles of value analysis stated in AHVAP’s purpose:
Healthcare value analysis contributes to optimal patient outcomes through an evidenced-based systematic approach to review healthcare products, equipment, technology and services. Using recognized practices and organizational resources collaborate to evaluate clinical efficacy, appropriate use and safety for the greatest financial value©.