Myrl Weinberg, President National Health Council [email_address] February 2010
National Health Council <ul><li>Founded in 1920, the National Health Council is the only organization of its kind. </li><...
National Health Council
National Health Council <ul><li>The NHC focuses its activities on: </li></ul><ul><li>Improving the health of all people </...
National Health Council <ul><li>The National Health Council has five membership categories: </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary he...
Campaign to Put Patients First <ul><li>GOAL: Engage individuals in a nationwide effort to create and implement a modern h...
Connecting with Patients <ul><li>More than 4,800 people have signed the NHC’s Petition for Health Care Change at www.putt...
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Myrl Weinberg, President National Health Council [email_address] February 2010
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National Health Council, a united voice for people with chronic conditions and their family caregivers

The National Health Council provides a united voice to the more than 133 million people in America with a chronic disease or disability and their family caregivers.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Myrl Weinberg, President National Health Council [email_address] February 2010
  • 2. National Health Council <ul><li>Founded in 1920, the National Health Council is the only organization of its kind. </li></ul><ul><li>Mission: To provide a united voice for the more than 133 million people with chronic diseases and disabilities and their family caregivers. </li></ul><ul><li>Vision: We envision a world in which all people receive health care that meets their personal needs and goals. </li></ul><ul><li>The NHC brings together all segments of the health care community. </li></ul>
  • 3. National Health Council
  • 4. National Health Council <ul><li>The NHC focuses its activities on: </li></ul><ul><li>Improving the health of all people </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing support for health research </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthening the community of patient advocacy organizations </li></ul>
  • 5. National Health Council <ul><li>The National Health Council has five membership categories: </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary health agencies (VHAs), also called patient advocacy organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Professional and membership associations </li></ul><ul><li>Nonprofit organizations with an interest in health </li></ul><ul><li>Business and industry </li></ul><ul><li>Associate members </li></ul>
  • 6. Campaign to Put Patients First <ul><li>GOAL: Engage individuals in a nationwide effort to create and implement a modern health care system, based on 5 Principles for Putting Patients First ® </li></ul><ul><li>Cover Everyone </li></ul><ul><li>Curb Costs Responsibly </li></ul><ul><li>Abolish Exclusions for Pre-existing Conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate Lifetime Caps on Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure Access to Long-tem and End-of-life Care </li></ul>
  • 7. Connecting with Patients <ul><li>More than 4,800 people have signed the NHC’s Petition for Health Care Change at www.puttingpatientsfirst.net </li></ul><ul><li>More than 14,000 unique visitors went to the Campaign to Put Patients First and NHC web in 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>More than 1,600 followers on Twitter, including several media sites </li></ul><ul><li>More than 400 people have joined the Putting Patients First ® Cause page and the National Health Council page on Facebook </li></ul>
  • 8. Newspaper Advertisements
  • 9. Support Materials
  • 10. Support Materials
  • 11. Health Care Delivery System Reform A Value-based Health Care Delivery System Plan Design for People with Chronic Conditions Patient Care Team Health and Medical Research Decision Support Personal Predicaments, Rights & Preferences Comprehensive Assessment & Planning Tools Value-based Plan Design Reimbursement for Care Coordination
  • 12. Myrl Weinberg, President National Health Council [email_address] February 2010

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