Global Benchmarking of Patient Advocacy

Illness is stressful for patients and families. Plans are difficult to develop when sick or a family member is. Patients need someone who can look out for their best interests and help navigate the confusing healthcare system–in other words, an advocate. However, measuring the real benefits advocates have for patients is difficult. This multi-year, invitation-only study will provide a benchmark and ongoing assessments of an industry-based advocacy function.