These resources provide NHC member organizations with access to information, best practices, model policies, events, publications, and other resources to enhance the operation of their organization and better achieve their mission and goals.
The NHC provides access to deep policy resources and expertise on a broad range of complex issues that impact all people with chronic conditions. Learn more here.
The NHC encourages patients and patient advocates to be engaged in research, policy, medical-product development, quality-of-care, and value-of-treatment initiatives. We have developed the NHC Center of Educational Excellence, an e-learning resource, to help patients and patient advocates understand complex topics related to patient centricity in health care. Here you will find our webinar series on value and payment models as well as educational curriculums on quality measures and value assessments.
The NHC requires that its member patient advocacy organizations comply with the Standards of Excellence Certification Program®. The 38 Standards cover the areas of governance, human resources, programs, fundraising, finance, accounting and reporting, and evaluation. In addition, there are 10 minimum Standards that all patient advocacy organizations must meet before they can apply for membership.