At its core, delivering person-centered care requires partnering with those receiving the care. These partnerships are key to identifying an individual’s needs and goals as well as redesigning care systems around what matters to patients and what impacts their wellbeing. Our work in Camden redesigning care delivery would not be possible without partnership with our...

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This program evaluation from Community Catalyst’s Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation describes the year one results from Community Catalyst’s Consumer Voices for Innovation grant program. The program funded 6 state health advocacy organizations to catalyze grassroots organizing and base building in health system transformation, focusing on consumers who have presented particular challenges for...

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Last November we sent out a survey to our National Center audience, asking what you wanted from National Center programming. Informed in part by the feedback we received, this summer we completed a strategic plan for the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs. The strategic plan maps out priorities, objectives, and tactics for...

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This Office Hours session features Kate Marple, Director of Communications for the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, discussed considerations for empowering collaborations with consumers and answer questions on related communications strategies involving consumer partners. Consumer narratives and storytelling can spur audiences to organized action and build capacity for advocacy in those sharing their lived experience. These...

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