Wide Range of resources on complex issues

We offer a wide range of resources on complex issues that impact all people with chronic conditions. Resources include member-specific services, frequent meetings and events, publications, and comments on rules and legislation.

Celebrate These Causes With Us in March


By: Hannah Barnett, Communications Intern Patient advocacy organizations work tirelessly to educate, promote, advocate, and raise awareness and funding for their causes. Awareness months give

NHC’s New Initiative on Clinical Outcome Assessments


By: Dr. Elisabeth Oehrlein, Senior Director, Research and Programs In fall 2018, the NHC launched a new educational initiative on clinical outcome assessment (COAs). The

NHC VP of Policy and Gov. Affairs Joins Panel at HIMMS19


Eric Gascho, the NHC’s Vice President of Policy and Governmental Affairs, joined other health care leaders on a panel at HIMMS2019 to discuss private sector

NHC Releases Glossary of Patient Engagement Terms


This week, we published a glossary of terms related to patient engagement. The definitions of these terms, which includes Family Caregiver, Meaningful Engagement, and Patient-Focused Drug Development, stem

ICYMI: NHC’s Health Leadership Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL


By: Jennifer Schleman, Senior Director, Marketing, Communications, and PR Earlier this month, more than 120 chief executives and board members of leading patient advocacy organizations,

2020 Proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters: Key Takeaways


By: Eric Gascho, Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs On February 19, the National Health Council (NHC) submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare

Member Spotlight: The American Board of Medical Specialties


By: Kelly Garrity, Senior Director, Membership Services and Development The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is a national organization of 24 specialty medical boards

How An Advocacy Group Elevates The Patient Voice In Research And Clinical Trials


Stevan W. Gibson, president and CEO of the Lupus Foundation of America wrote a guest column for the Clinical Leader on “How An Advocacy Group

It all starts with the “concept of interest” and “context of use”


Successful COAs: It all starts with the “concept of interest” and “context of use” This webinar featured T. Rosie Love, MPH, University of Maryland School