Auspices & Partners 2021

Auspices & Partners VBHC Prize 2021


Value-Based Health Care Center Europe is the European platform for VBHC implementation. It is a platform where visitors and members can learn about the Value-Based Health Care concepts, share their own knowledge, best practices, and get inspired to start the discussion on true Patient Value.

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The Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands is the one of the most authoritative scientific University Medical Centers in Europe. Healthy population and excellent healthcare is where Erasmus MC stands for.

Since 2014

Samenwerkende Topklinische opleidingsZiekenhuizen. Twenty-seven large teaching hospitals in the Netherlands, providing highly specialized medical care, have joined together to form an association of tertiary medical teaching hospitals, known as STZ. STZ hospitals commit themselves to education and training, the advancement of high-quality patient care, tertiary medical care, and tertiary referral functions, applied scientific research and health care innovation.

Since 2014




Isala has been given several topclinical functions as a result of knowledge and skills of specialists who have obtained this themselves and who have passed it along to their colleagues. The topclinical functions, including cardiac- and neurosurgery and dialysis, Isala may be compared to academical hospitals.

Since 2016


Amgen strives to serve patients by transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health or even save lives. In everything Amgen does, it aims to fulfill the mission of serving patients. And every step of the way, Amgen is guided by the values that define them.

Since 2015

EIT Health was established in 2015 with the idea that innovation flourishes best when the right people are brought together to share expertise. The so-called ‘knowledge triangle’, is the principle that when experts from business, research and education work together as one. EIT Health, therefore, works across borders to answer some of the biggest health challenges facing Europe. Through this unique collaborative approach, we are empowering a network of innovators to overcome barriers, challenge convention and take action to put innovative products and services into the hands of those that need them the most.

Since 2020




 The Netherlands Patients Federation represents more than 200 patient organisations. We are committed to every person who needs care. We make patients’ voices heard in the consultation room, in politics, among health insurance companies and in the news.

Since 2018


Samenwerkende Algemene Ziekenhuizen (SAZ) we join the forces of 28 regional hospitals. We are interwoven with- and anchored in the region. We know the residents, the local customs and social structures, the general practitioners and other regional care providers: that is our strength! The mission of the SAZ is to work together on high-quality, integrated and affordable care that contributes to the quality of life of residents in the region.

Since 2017


Nature for Health (NFH) The foundation Nature For Health (NFH), founded in 2013, aims to improve the quality of life and the living environment by connecting health and nature. The foundation is a non-profit organization. NFH offers scientists, entrepreneurs, governments, care institutions and residents initiatives a platform to bring together practical and scientific knowledge and experiences. And to translate this knowledge into new multidisciplinary applications that contribute to social innovation.

Since 2020

Healthcare Transformers Healthcare Transformers is working with clients to deliver valuable, cutting-edge content from the very leaders that are facing healthcare transformation head on so effective decisions can be made for organizations, personnel and patients.

Since 2021

AZ Maria Midelares Maria Middelares General Hospital is an innovative hospital in the green outskirts of Ghent. In the continuous pursuit of quality-assured expert care, friendliness and a quality patient experience are essential factors. The modern hospital has a high-tech infrastructure and cutting-edge medical equipment. The Maria Middelares Medical Centre has an outpatient clinic that offers nearly all medical specialist areas.

Since 2021

CTcue makes previously unusable patient data available, interpretable and collectable. Healthcare professionals can now find and compile data sets themselves and derive insights from clinically relevant information. In a way that privacy is ensured. The ultimate motivation is to stimulate better care by obtaining reliable insights from medical data. Enabling healthcare professionals to make better decisions and provide patients with the appropriate care.

Since 2021

CatalyzIT provides advice, coaching, and keeps you up to date! They provide advice to decisionmakers in health care and health care start-ups on the do’s and the don’t for health care innovations. Also, guidance for health care professionals is provided through coaching and training for better communication with patients and colleagues. Furthermore, CatalyzIT organizes lectures and interactive presentations on AI and data-driven health care.

Since 2021

Media partners


The leadership community engages in cross-collaboration and promotes management, leadership, winning practices in healthcare. With the active engagement from thought leaders and almost 100 well-respected national and international associations and congresses, HealthManagement provides comprehensive information related to Executive Management, Imaging, Healthcare IT & Cardiology.

Since 2018


Organizing partner


The Decision Group is a leading-edge strategic consulting firm with a focus on healthcare and life sciences. The Decision Group helps their clients to take better business decisions. The advice is pragmatic and involved – an ideal stepping stone to the top. As an innovative, high end strategy consulting firm The Decision Group has strong academic links with international renowned universities such as Harvard University and George Washington University and hospitals, among others Joslin Diabetes Center and Cleveland Clinic.

Since 2014

 Educational partner


The Decision Institute provides open, degree and in-house executive and change programs in and outside the Netherlands, such as the Clincial Management Workshops Series and Value-Based Health Care Masterclasses. The programs are the result of The Decision Institute’s academic background, initiatives and its extensive professional network. The network of The Decision Institute consists of among others professors of top universities Harvard Business School, George Washington University, St. Gallen University and renowned hospitals such as Cleveland Clinic and Joslin Diabetes Center.

Since 2014