National Outreach Partners
South Carolina ETV thanks the following organizations for their invaluable assistance in alerting their audiences and the general public to CRITICAL CONDITION with Hedrick Smith. Use these organizations as a resource in your exploration of the complicated world of health care.
American Diabetes Association
1701 N. Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
The ADA is the nation's leading non-profit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. By offering a wide variety of resources, the ADA works to prevent and cure diabetes, and to improve the lives of those affected by this disease.
American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association
1606 20th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
AMRPA advocates for what people with disabilities need in their medical rehabilitation recovery. The organization works on both national and statewide levels.
The Center for Patient Advocacy
1350 Beverly Road
McLean, VA 22101
The Center is at the forefront of the battle to ensure that patients have timely access to the highest quality health care in the world. While encouraging patients to become "citizen lobbyists" for health care reform, the Center also provides assistance to patients who are experiencing problems in the nation's managed health care system.
1334 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Families USA manages a grassroots advocates' network of organizations and individuals working for the consumer perspective in the national and state health policy debates; acts as a watchdog over government actions affecting health care; serves as a consumer clearinghouse for information about the health care system; assists local organizations as they address health care problems in their communities and state capitals.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
12902 Magnolia Drive
Tampa, FL 33612
Created by the Florida Legislature, Moffitt is a statewide research institute; a national resource for basic research, clinical research, and multi-disciplinary approaches to treatment; and a community resource through outreach and communications efforts.
Medicare Rights Center
1460 Broadway, 11th floor
New York, NY 10036
To achieve its aim of helping to ensure that older adults and people with disabilities get good affordable health care, the Medicare Rights Center provides telephone hotline services to individuals who need answers to Medicare questions or help securing coverage, and the Center's education department teaches people with Medicare or those who counsel them about Medicare benefits and rights.
National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions
401 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
NACHRI is a voice for health systems devoted to the well being of America's 70 million children and their families. The Association works to ensure children's access to health care and the continuing ability of children's hospitals to provide services needed by children.
Society for Healthcare Consumer Advocacy
1 N. Franklin, 31st Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
The mission of the Society for Healthcare Consumer Advocacy is to lead the advancement of health care consumer advocacy by supporting the role of professionals who represent and advocate for consumers across the health care continuum.
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