AHVAP Monthly eNews
Happy March!  It’s a month known for fast winds and basketball, but all Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals have really started off the 2020 year at a hectic pace!
Product Research Library now including COVID-19 Vaccines
Greenlight Medical
As a result of COVID-19, we ramped up efforts to release a new Product Research Library for hospitals, which includes education on all pertinent medical products for COVID-19 such as vaccines, ventilators, masks, PCR tests, assays, PPE, etc. The Product Research Library includes product equivalents, FDA regulatory criteria, and clinical evidence research available, in addition to information on thousands of other medical products. We are offering complimentary access to non-partnered hospital facilities during this time.
Click here to gain access.
AHVAP Spotlight
AHVAP Members Gloria Graham and Barbara Strain were featured in the February Edition of Healthcare & Hygiene Magazine.
AHVAP is proud to have our immediate Past President, Susan Miller RN, MN, CMRP, CVAHP and Past President/current volunteer, Robin Lane BSN, MBA, CVAHP spotlighted in the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing's Pitt Nurse Magazine (article begins on p. 18).

Planning is currently underway for an AHVAP Happy Hour Meet & Greet in the Houston area for late April/early May and for the Dallas area late spring/early summer. Stay tuned for more details.

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
Surgical Product Solutions
A New White Paper from ECRI
ECRI Institute
Lessons of COVID-19: Three Actions for a More Resilient Supply Chain

Healthcare supply chain professionals faced unprecedented challenges during COVID-19, but leaders can apply the lessons learned during the pandemic to improve the resilience of their supply chains and lead greater resilience throughout their organizations.
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AHVAP Certification Center News
The CVAHP exam is now being administered by Prometrics. Visit the link below and download the handbook for full instructions. We thank you for your patience during the transition.
Silver Lining Apparel
Blue.Point LLC
Industry News and Developments
By Nimita Limaye, Technology Networks
Investments in data integration strategies, technology, and analytics have transformed a medley of free-floating data points into an integrated, coherent message. Pharma has leveraged data integration across the value chain, from discovery through development to commercialization. Healthcare is also leveraging data integration strategies to drive value-based healthcare models.
By Karen Conway, Supply Chain Brain
There’s no shortage of enthusiasm — or predictions — about the potential use of artificial intelligence (AI). Healthcare is no exception. A recent survey of healthcare executives conducted by Optum found that not only is use of AI on the rise, but also that most executives expect a faster return on their investments than first anticipated.
Calendar of Events
Jul 2020
Mark your calendars for AHVAP’s Annual Value Analysis Week- July 20-24, 2020. AHVAP developed VA Week to bring awareness to the profession of VA and the important work that is being done to improve healthcare. In the past, AHVAP has celebrated by hosting Webinars and daily podcasts covering different aspects of VA work. Most importantly, AHVAP posted pictures of our members and how they celebrated VA week at their organizations. Our planning for this year’s AHVAP VA Week has begun – has yours?
Oct 2020
Visit the link below to secure your place today. 2019 was a sold out show so don't wait!