Glossary of Patient Engagement Terms

Glossary of Patient Engagement Terms

  • family caregiver: someone caring for those with a medical condition(s). Their care recipients are dependent on the health care system after the diagnosis of a medical condition or disability. A caregiver’s views on health issues, such as the benefit and risk of new treatments, will vary depending on the severity of the condition and personal circumstances of those they care for.

2019 Health Leadership Conference

The New Normal: Access, Affordability, and Sustainability

February 13-15, 2019
The Dalmar Hotel
299 N Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

The Health Leadership Conference is an outstanding opportunity for key stakeholders in the health community to informally meet, to share information about emerging issues in health care and nonprofit management, and to learn from nationally recognized experts and each other.


Clinical Outcome Assessment Webinar Series: Untangling the Terms: Endpoints, Items, Outcomes, PRO’s, PROMs, PRO-PMs

Jan. 17, 2019 - This webinar featured Ashley F. Slagle, MS, PhD, Principal, Aspen Consulting, LLC.

Washington Representatives Retreat

The National Health Council invites you to register for this years Washington Representatives Retreat. 

Each year, the National Health Council (NHC) hosts the Washington Representatives Retreat, a two-day event to gather staff from NHC member organizations to address strategic, operational, and development issues in the health policy environment.

NHC Job Bank

The National Health Council has created this special page for its members to post job openings and to foster the unique talent pool of patient advocacy organizations. For more information on posting a job, click here.



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