National Partnership for Women & Families

In Their Words

Every day, in communities across the country, patients cope with extraordinary pressures from a health care system that fails to put their needs first or effectively coordinate their care.

And family caregivers — including wives, daughters, husbands, sons, sisters, brothers, grandchildren, other relatives and friends — struggle to help, often with little or no support.

These two quotes are examples of why we are focusing on real-world implementation in local communities.

“After 60 years, this is the first time someone has asked me my opinion as a patient.”
— Patient Advisor in Humboldt County, CA

“This is the first time we’ve engaged patients and families in a real way in anything we’ve done, and it feels really good.”
— Chief Nursing Officer in Griffin, GA

To learn more about the Campaign for Better Care, check out these helpful resources, meet our coalition partners, or please contact Courtney Roman, patient and family engagement manager.

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