How to apply?

How to apply?

The application process of the Value Based Health Care Prize 2019 consists of two steps:

Step 1: Pre-application
Pre-application deadline: January 7th, 2019
The first step in the application process is to start with the optional pre-application. This step is not compulsory but strongly recommended. It will be evaluated whether your initiative meets the requirements based on the Value-Based Health Care framework. In addition, you will receive feedback on how you can improve your application to increase your chance to get nominated for the prize. To hand in a pre-application, fill in the pre-application form which consists of a 100-words summary of your initiative.

This pre-application form is available on the website, please click here.

Step 2: Formal application
Formal application deadline: February 4th, 2019
After you received our feedback, based on the pre-application, you can formally apply for the VBHC Prize 2019. It is also possible to formally apply for the VBHC Prize 2019 without handing in a pre-application. In both cases, you can request the formal application form via Your application will be judged by an internationally renowned and independent jury. Selection is based on patient value, costs, efficacy and efficiency, collaboration and implementation.

Selection Nominees
About ten nominees are selected based on all formal applications. The internationally renowned jury will select the winners in the following categories:

  • VBHC Prize 2019
  • Patient Outcomes Excellence Award 2019
  • Cost-effectiveness Excellence Award 2019
  • Collaboration Excellence Award 2019
  • Primary Care Excellence Award 2019

The winner of the VBHC Prize in 2019 will also be awarded a VIP presentation slot on the main stage at the ICHOM 2019 Conference on Rotterdam on May 3rd, 2019. To find out more about the ICHOM 2019 Conference, visit the website:



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