Benefits

Certification benefits your program in the following ways:

  • Demonstrates commitment to a high standard of service
  • Provides a framework to improve patient outcomes
  • Helps to organize teams across the continuum of care
  • Gains a competitive edge in the market
  • Enhances staff recruitment and development
  • Be recognized by insurers and other third parties

What it Takes to be Certified

  • Evaluate your program against the VAD standards in the disease-specific care manual
  • Demonstrate conformity with clinical practice guidelines including the VAD-specific requirements
  • Track performance measures