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Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month PSA is Finalist for Top Public Relations Award

February 13, 2017|News|

The Simple Tasks campaign is excited to announce that we have been named a finalist by the PR News Nonprofit PR Awards program for Best Public Service Announcement. Don’t Ignore the Signs, featured actress Jennie [...]

Arthritis 101 Congressional Briefing

January 25, 2017|Events|

Join us for an “Arthritis 101” Congressional briefing Hello patient advocates and happy new year! Dr. Angus Worthing here, Chair of the Government Affairs Committee for the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). On January 31, [...]

January 2017 #RheumChat Recap: Managing Arthritis as You Age

January 24, 2017|Events|

Our January #RheumChat was co-hosted by the National Council on Aging (@NCOAging). NCOA is a national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. The topic of the chat [...]

December 2016 #RheumChat Recap: Myths About Rheumatic Disease

December 16, 2016|Events|

Our December #RheumChat was co-hosted by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (@NACDDinfo). NACDD works to reduce the impact of chronic diseases on the American population by advocating for preventative policies and programs, encouraging [...]

Patient Advocacy: 2016 Year in Review

December 14, 2016|Take Action|

Hello patient advocates. Happy Holidays! Dr. Angus Worthing here, Chair of the Government Affairs Committee for the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). As we wrap up 2016, I want to thank our patient advocates for [...]

How Can We Make Life-Saving Drugs More Affordable for Patients?

December 13, 2016|News|

On November 17, 2016, the Coalition for Accessible Treatments held a Congressional briefing that focused on high out-of-pocket drug costs and potential policy solutions to increase patients’ access to life-saving therapies. The briefing was hosted [...]