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Joint Statement

ECRI and the Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals (AHVAP) have collaborated to bring members and value analysis professionals this content. We acknowledge the many contributors who have made this project possible and give a special thank you to all the healthcare workers who have dedicated their lives to helping others, including tireless efforts at the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

About ECRI

ECRI is an independent, nonprofit organization improving the safety, quality, and cost effectiveness of care across all healthcare settings. With a focus on patient safety, evidence-based medicine, and health technology decision solutions, ECRI is the trusted expert for healthcare leaders and agencies worldwide. For additional resources, see ECRI’s COVID-19 Resource Center and PPE testing services. The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is an ECRI affiliate. Visit ecri.org and follow @ECRI_Org.


The Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals (AHVAP) is an organization of professionals whose expertise bridges the gap between clinical and supply chain process. Through the use of evidence, clinical and financial expertise value analysis, facilitators play a pivotal role to ensure effective decision making that positively impacts clinical, operational, and financial outcomes. For more information, visit AHVAP.org, LinkedIn, or follow @AHVAP on Twitter or Facebook.

 2019 Summit on Building New Pathways for Value-Based Healthcare