VBHC Green Belt Certification
Become a Value-Based Health Care (VBHC) Certified Green Belt
In the past ten years an increasing number of people throughout the world, including health providers, health insurers, industry and patient organizations, have embraced the VBHC concept. Implementing the VBHC concept to create excellent patient value is happening more and more. Knowledgeable and passionate VBHC experts are needed in implementing VBHC. The VBHC Green Belt is the certificate that proves your VBHC knowledge and passion for creating excellent patient value.
“Being a VBHC Certified Green Belt is of great value to my day-to-day work as clients understand that I have up-to-date knowledge of Value-Based Health Care and how to improve healthcare delivery.”
– VBHC Certified Green Belt 2016 –
“As a Lean Black Belt the VBHC Certified Green Belt certificate is a great acknowledgement of my VBHC knowledge and striving towards excellent patient value.”
– Lean Black Belt with increasing experience in healthcare 2018-
How to become a VBHC Certified Green Belt
- Participate in a VBHC course a.o.;
- The Decision Institute – VBHC Green Belt Track
- The Decision Institute – Intensive VBHC Green Belt Program
- Harvard Business School – VBHCD intensive seminar
- The University of Texas at Austin | Dell Medical School – Value Institute for Health & Care
- George Washington University – Online Master of Health Administration
- Erasmus MC – Erasmus Summer Programme
Do you want to participate in one of the VBHC courses? Click on one of the links above;
If you suspect you have participated in a relevant VBHC course that is not listed above, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org;
- Apply via the registration field to the right for the VBHC Certified Green Belt exam;
- You will receive your VBHC Green Belt certificate and logo after passing the multiple-choice exam with ≥80%;
- Your name will be included in the VBHC Certified Green Belt database. The VBHC Certified Green Belt is valid for two years.
Continuous VBHC education
Recertification is needed every two years based on continuous education in VBHC. Participation in at least 12 hours of VBHC education in two years (= 12 VBHC points) is needed for recertification.
Informing us on your followed relevant education is required. Courses which are eligible for VBHC PE points are a.o. VBHC Masterclasses by The Decision Institute, Meetbaar Beter symposium, Santeon symposium, VBHC course at Harvard Business School, ICHOM Conference and Webinars, Maasstad Ziekenhuis Seminar VBHC, VBHC Prize Event.
Becoming a VBHC Certified Green Belt requires an initial investment of €290,-. If you are required to repeat the exam, an additional fee of €75,95 will be charged.
Every year you are required to reregister your certificate for €39,50.
Recertification (every two years) as described above is free for members of VBHC Center Europe. If you are not a member, recertification requires an investment of €96,95.
*All fees are excl. VAT.
VBHC Certified Green Belts are listed in the VBHC Certified Green Belt database. The names of the VBHC Certified Green Belts are respected as required by the ‘Wet op de Privacy’.
Please contact us with the details of your VBHC course via email@example.com. The course will be evaluated based on the level of expertise, the teachers, and the education of the course.
If you are passionate about VBHC, and meet the requirements, you can apply for the VBHC Certified Green Belt.
People who are eligable to take the VBHC Certified Green Belt exam have:
I. provided complete contact details (name, address, phone number, etc.);
II. participated in a VBHC course in the last ten years.
You will receive your VBHC Certified Green Belt certificate and logo after passing the multiple choice exam of 40 questions with ≥80%.
The duration of the VBHC Certified Green Belt exam is max. two hours.
Yes. Becoming a VBHC Certified Green Belt in addition to a Lean Certified Green/Black Belts is highly valuable.
We are currently developing a VBHC Certified Professional certification. Please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
Yes it is possible to apply for more than one person for the VBHC Certified Green Belt. Please contact us via email@example.com for more information.
The exam may be retaken within six months after the first sitting in the event the exam is not passed the first time. Participation in additional VBHC courses is required if you don’t pass the exam the second time. A third exam can only be taken a year after the second sitting.
The VBHC Certified Green Belt is valid for two years. Every two years you will need to be recertified based on continuous VBHC education (VBHC points). You are asked to reregister every year to keep you in the registry.
To recertify you will need to participate in at least 12 hours of VBHC education (= 12 VBHC points) during the consecutive. It is your responsibility to inform us of the relevant education followed.
Courses which are eligible for VBHC PE points are a.o. VBHC Masterclasses given by The Decision Institute, Meetbaar Beter symposium, Santeon Care for Outcome symposium, VBHC course at Harvard Business School, ICHOM Conference, Maasstad Ziekenhuis Seminar VBHC, VBHC seminar VitalHealth Software, VBHC Prize event. If you participate in other courses or events, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recertification is free of financial charge for members of VBHC Center Europe.
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