NCHN Membership Benefits
NCHN is the only national organization devoted to the support of health networks. As a member, you gain access to educational and networking opportunities designed to support health network leaders and staff. In addition, you become a part of community of health network leaders who can support you by sharing their knowledge and lessons learned. NCHN’s network leaders span a broad range of experience and knowledge and are excellent resources for other members. NCHN is an organization that fosters collaboration among executives and offers numerous educational opportunities for members.
Educational Opportunities designed for Health Network Leaders, Staff, and Board Members
- Annual Educational Conference
Held each year, the NCHN Annual Education Conference is the face-to-face meeting for NCHN members and covers timely topics related to managing a successful health network. After conferences, the most cited benefit is the opportunity to meet other network leaders and find out about innovative work other networks are doing.
- Leadership Learning Community
In 2011, NCHN developed a leadership program designed for leaders of health networks. The Leadership Learning Community commences with the Annual Leadership Summit held in September, during which participants receive a workbook and materials for the program. The workbook contains modules used in follow-up conference calls. The program closes with a final face-to-face meeting held at the Annual Conference in April.
- Conference Calls
Member conference calls cover timely topics of relevance to health network leaders.
- Quarterly Networking Conference Calls
- Coffee/Tea Chats with Dr. Mary K. Chess
- Executive Coaching Program
You can participate in the Executive Coaching Program as a coach or a coachee (or both). The program is designed to foster collaboration among health network leaders and support the work of health networks.
- RHNR Consulting Group
As a NCHN member, you can apply to become a paid health network consultant. Consultants can apply and are selected based upon their expertise.
- NCHN Listserv
Send questions and discussion topics to the NCHN member list and receive timely responses via email. Share your knowledge and tools with other NCHN members.
- Access to the Members Only area of the website
- Samples, Templates, and Educational Documents to help you lead your network
- Network Administration
- Manage your network’s profile at NCHN.org
- Add staff members, giving them access to the Member Only discussion area and documents
- Semimonthly e-Newsletter
The semimonthly newsletter is sent the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month and includes national news, upcoming events, funding opportunities, and NCHN news
- Network Leader Salary & Benefit Report
Every 2 years, NCHN conducts the Network Leader Salary & Benefit Survey and releases a report summarizing the data. The report includes information such as average salary overall, salary by budget and region, and network leader benefits and demographics. As an NCHN member who participates in the survey, you receive a free copy of the report.
- Discounted services through the Business Partner Program
NCHN Business Partners go through an application process to ensure that their services are a value to NCHN Members. Following the application, NCHN negotiates a reduced rate for NCHN Members. Partners are listed at NCHN.org. To receive the reduced NCHN rate, contact the partner and let them know you are a NCHN member. Benefits are also available to members of NCHN Network Members.
- Highly discounted subscription rate to GrantStation
GrantStation.com is an online tool used to find funding opportunities offered by government entities, as well as private foundations. Through your membership, you and members of your network receive a deeply discounted subscription rate. For details, contact Debbie Comeau at firstname.lastname@example.org
*NCHN annual dues are determined by the member organization’s most recent fiscal year’s operating expenses, as reported on their 990 form and/or other Internal Revenue Service reporting format, including expenditures for all programs, services, including programs supported by grant funds, and any additional companies that are under the management of the parent organization.
NCHN dues for 2013 - 2014 are as follows:
- Less than $250,000: $550
- $250,000 - $500,000: $825
- Over $500,000: $1,100