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Conversations on Cost of Care Webinar Series









Conversations on Cost of Care Webinar Series

 

The goal of this webinar series is to develop effective, innovative ways of raising awareness of the importance of understanding the impact of financial toxicity on health care and assisting patients, caregivers and providers with developing the knowledge and skills to facilitate these important discussions. 

The first webinar of our series entitled Understand Cost of Care and Financial Toxicity features Yousuf Zafar, MD, professor of medicine for Duke Global Health Institute, and Susan Brown, patient advocate for the National Patient Advocate Foundation, and will include materials drawn from patient/caregiver stories.

To view this webinar on-demand, please click here and register for access. Understanding Cost of Care and Financial Toxicity

The second webinar of our series entitled Patient and Caregiver Roles in Cost of Care Discussions features Rebecca Barnes, patient advocate for the National Patient Advocate Foundation and Michael Reese Wittke, Director of Advocacy for the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC). Attendees of this webinar can expect to discuss caregiver perspectives around engaging in cost of care discussions with their providers, barriers and their impact on relationships between caregivers and families, as well as challenges faced in navigating the intersection of direct patient services and system change.

To view this webinar on-demand, please click here and register for access. Patient and Caregiver Roles in Cost of Care Discussions

The third webinar of our series entitled Special Needs and Issues in Vulnerable Populations features Shonta Chambers, MSW, EVP of Health Equity Initiatives and Programs at the Patient Advocate Foundation, and Sa’Brina Davis, patient advocate for the National Patient Advocate Foundation. Presentations during this webinar will speak to barriers faced by vulnerable populations in terms of cost of care, the impact of these barriers on relationships between patients and families and navigating the intersection of direct patient services and system change.

To view this webinar on-demand, please click here and register for access. Special Needs and Issues in Vulnerable Populations

The fourth webinar of our series entitled New Treatments and Issues Related to Talking about Cost of Care features Carla Easter, PhD, Chief of the Education and Community Involvement Branch (ECIB) at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), and Cynthia Buness, patient advocate for the National Patient Advocate Foundation. Presenters during this webinar will speak to barriers faced by patients in discussing the cost of care with their provider as it relates to accessing new treatments in care.

To view this webinar on-demand, please click here and register for access. New Treatments and Issues Related to Talking about Cost of Care