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05-01-13 - NHC Director of Government Affairs Eric Gascho talks about how Essential Health Benefits may change under the Affordable Care Act. His presentation begins approximately 29 minutes into the webinar.
04-23-13 - National Health Council CEO Myrl Weinberg at a Capitol Hill briefing in Washington, DC, on how to create a value-based health care delivery system that meets the needs of people with chronic diseases and disabilities.
04-23-13 - National Health Council CEO Myrl Weinberg at a Capitol Hill briefing in Washington, DC, on the importance of involving patients and patient organizations throughout the research process in order to advance new treatments and cures that meet the needs of patients.
03-28-13 - NHC Executive Vice President and COO Marc Boutin talks about the need for usability criteria for conducting CER to help patients and other stakeholders make more informed decisions. His presentation begins at 38 min. into the program.
11-30-12 - NHC President Myrl Weinberg spoke at the "The Myth of Average: Why Individual Patient Differences Matter," conference on November 30, 2012. After the conference, Weinberg participated in a short interview with NHC member the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC).
11-01-12 - NHC EVP and COO Marc Boutin spoke at the October 11, 2012, Health Affairs briefing on "Current Challenges in Comparative Effectiveness Research." After the briefing, Boutin participated in three short interviews with NHC member the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC).
09-19-12 - NHC Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Marc Boutin discussed benefit-risk from a patient perspective. He was a speaker on the Webinar, "Do Innovative Products Need Innovative Reviews? Perspectives on Innovation in a Data-Driven World." To skip to his comments, move the button below the video screen to the time of 26.23 (audio file)
09-13-12 - NHC Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Marc Boutin discussed federal policy and medical innovation from the patient perspective. He was a panelist at a Washington Post Live symposium on Advancing Medical Innovation.
08-22-12 - The National Health Council (NHC) was honored by the National Marfan Foundation (NMF) with NMF's 2012 Health Media Award. Presented at NMF's 27th Annual Conference, the award recognizes the NHC and WebMD for the creation of the blog A Different Normal: Living with a Chronic Condition.
10-27-11 - NHC President Myrl Weinberg served as the moderator for the National Congress on Health Care Clinical Innovation and Cost Containment seminar entitled Consumer Engagement and Accessibility of Health Information
05-29-11 - BioCentury This Week features an interview with NHC Executive Vice President and COO Marc Boutin on a proposal to promote personalized health care, create a new category of drugs called dormant therapies, and encourage the development of treatments and cures for patients with unmet medical needs.
04-07-11 - NHC President Myrl Weinberg and Alzheimer's Association President and CEO Harry Johns take part in a panel discussion on Behavioral Economics: The Role of Patients and Caregivers in Health Care. To start the session, move the button below the viewing screen to the time mark of 30:22.
03-17-10 - NHC Executive Vice President and COO Marc Boutin spoke at a roundtable discussion hosted by the Federal Trade Commission. He was part of a panel focusing on privacy issues related to health information.
01-10-10 - The Spondylitis Association and Dr. Eric Roter, an emergency medicine physician in Cleveland and a Juilliard trained cellist, teamed up to produce a creative video in support of the NHC and the Campaign to Put Patients First.
10-15-09 - NHC Executive Vice President and COO Marc Boutin spoke at a congressional briefing hosted by the Council for American Medical Innovation. He was part of a panel discussing the impact of public policy on America's pipeline of innovative treatments. Click here to view his presentation, which begins approximately 9 minutes into the video. A full summary of the briefing is also available online.
05-13-09 - NHC Executive Vice President and COO Marc Boutin was interviewed about the Sentinel Project, a national electronic system that will transform FDA's Ability to track the safety of drugs, biologics, medical devices, and ultimately all FDA-regulated products once they reach the market. Visit the FDA website and click on Sentinel Video. To skip to his comments, move the button below the video screen to the time of 13:28.
04-14-09 - NHC President Myrl Weinberg testified before the Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness. To skip to her testimony, move the button below the video screen to the time of 29:28