2021 Science of Patient Engagement Symposium

08/12/2021

Register today for the National Health Council’s (NHC’s) 2021 Science of Patient Engagement Symposium: Achieving Trust in and Trustworthiness of Science. The Symposium will take place virtually on October 13 and 14. It will feature presentations by leading experts and the unique opportunity to engage with medical, scientific, and research leaders from patient groups, nonprofit health organizations, government, and industry.

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Founded in 1920, the National Health Council brings diverse organizations together to forge consensus and drive patient-centered health policy.

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We promote increased access to affordable, high-value, sustainable health care.

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Engage with us on a variety of health care-related topics.

2020 Annual Report

Through a global pandemic, which heightened recognition of health inequities, a volatile election season, and an organizational leadership change and search, the National Health Council team rose to the challenge to deliver high-value resources, programming, and service to our members.

Issue Areas

COVID-19

The following resources are intended to help NHC members and others in the patient advocacy community manage and communicate about COVID-19.

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Value

The U.S. health care system is undergoing a transformation in how it delivers and pays for care. As traditional fee-for-service gives way to value-based arrangements…

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Real-World Evidence

As health researchers, policymakers, and regulators establish standards and structure for using real-world data (RWD) as evidence in regulatory and clinical…

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Health Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

Piecemeal solutions are no longer an option. It is time for a complete transformation of the health care system to promote unbiased structures and processes to advance equitable access to quality health care for all.

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Reducing Health Costs

We envision a society in which all people have access to quality health care that respects personal goals and aspirations, and is designed around the health…

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Patient Engagement

There is little consensus-based guidance on how to conduct patient engagement or assess whether an approach to patient engagement will yield meaningful results for…

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Health Literacy: A Three-Part Series to Support Better Communication

08/11/2021

Interested in how to better communicate health and science information? Join the National Health Council (NHC) for an upcoming webinar series, Health Literacy: A Three-Part Series to Support Better Communication. Beginning Friday, Sept. 24, each week we will explore how to ensure your advocacy and scientific communications are developed and delivered in a way your audience will understand.

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Patient advocacy members meet the NHC Standards of Excellence, demonstrating the highest degree of accountability and transparency. 

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Made up of more than 140 national health-related organizations and businesses, the NHC’s core membership includes the nation’s leading patient advocacy organizations.

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