Our Services

Intelligence

Our team offers a comprehensive set of services designed to deliver real-time updates, in-depth research and unparalleled perspectives on the key issues driving policy decisions at the federal level.

Our clients depend on our intelligence and analysis to help them make strategic decisions about current policy initiatives and to predict ways those trends can affect their organization’s position in the future.

We focus on determining the public policy developments most relevant to our client’s short and long-term objectives and identifying the underlying interests and political considerations influencing those developments.

We surface the data and background materials necessary to understand how relevant policies are being shaped, synthesizing it with real-time considerations of the shifting Washington landscape to deliver informed, action-oriented analyses.

As our client’s full-service policy advisor inside the beltway, we offer more than analysis of publicly available data. We are available to monitor complex congressional legislative activity, attend relevant committee hearings, mark-ups, and floor activity, and provide you with extensive written reports and analyses unavailable to Washington outsiders.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Advice and Counsel: An experienced and nuanced perspective on managing your organization’s success in light of current developments in relevant public policy matters.

Research and Analysis: In-depth, contextual, and data-driven analyses of complex public policy, legislative, and regulatory matters.

Policy Trend Monitoring: Informed assessments of public policy trends and the factors that affect their directions and outcomes.

Real-Time Policy Developments: Immediate insight from personal onsite monitoring of hearings, floor activity, and other events shaping policy in Washington.

Advocacy

We work on a daily basis with Members of Congress and decision makers throughout the Executive Branch departments to influence legislation and regulations of importance to our clients.

Our extensive work drafting legislation and regulatory proposals and navigating them through the complex and cumbersome legislative and regulatory processes has reshaped financial and competitive environments to the advantage of our clients and the health care provider industry.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Lobbying: Advancing client positions on federal legislative and regulatory proposals.

Policy Development: Drafting client-specific legislative and regulatory proposals and working for enactment.

Payment Policy: Providing assistance with client-specific federal reimbursement matters.

Stakeholder Engagement: Serving as client liaison with stakeholder organizations and building coalitions of likeminded peer groups.

Reputation and Relationship Management: Enhancing the image and standing of our clients at the federal level while maintaining long-term, meaningful relationships with decision makers.

Event Management 

Numerous organizations have engaged WSC to successfully develop and execute meetings, conferences, and other events on Capitol Hill, around the Washington, DC area, and at clients sites across the country.

In addition to material and logistical support, WSC often participates in events as expert speakers on a host of public policy issues. We are asked to share our intelligence on developing legislative trends, to discuss matters involving advocacy and funding opportunities, and to offer education on selected topics for which our reporting and analysis have been engaged.

WSC has successfully executed dozens of high-profile meetings, conferences, and Capitol Hill Advocacy Days. This includes managing every detail of an official Inaugural Ball in 2009. Celebrating the inauguration of President Barack Obama, the Ball was attended by more than 1,500 people, including Members of the US Senate, US House, and other prominent public officials.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Audience Coordination: Assembling guest lists that reflect optimal involvement of key stakeholders while satisfying the nuanced requirements of Washington etiquette.

Presentations and Education: Delivering polished, educational presentations on general matters concerning policy making and fundraising, as well as specific topics of interest to the client’s audience.

Venue Management: Identifying the most appropriate environment for your meeting or conference, including comprehensive management of all onsite logistics.

Vendor Selection: Coordinating and managing all local vendors necessary to execute a successful event, from catering and staffing to transportation and security.

Technical Writing & Research

We harness our policy expertise and technical writing ability to craft client-specific white papers, reports, presentations, talking points, speeches, op-eds and other materials.

Our clients find our content development a critical resource for educating their senior managers, clinicians, and employees about the federal policy landscape and the implications for their ability to provide high-quality health care.

We provide written materials and often speak at executive staff and board meetings, state and national conferences and other events.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Speech and Presentation Development & Delivery: Insightful and engaging presentations for conferences, board meetings and other special events.

Op-Eds: Drafting compelling opinion pieces for health care executives to advance important health policy arguments or propose new ideas.

White Papers & Reports: