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Important PH Patient Development: Good Days Copay Assistance Program Will Serve Medicare Recipients Only in 2018

Good Days has informed PHA that, beginning with the 2018 grant cycle, its PH copay assistance programs will be limited to patients receiving Medicare. According to Good Days, non-Medicare recipients currently being assisted will maintain their assistance through 2017.  However, Good Days will not accept non-Medicare PH patients for re-enrollment in the assistance program in

July 14th, 2017|

Why Join PHA on the Road in St. Paul?

Do you know if exercising with PH is safe? Do you have questions about traveling with oxygen and PH medications or want to know what’s on the horizon with clinical trials for new treatments? Then, join PHA on the Road on Saturday, June 24  in St. Paul, Minn. PHA on the Road is a free

June 1st, 2017|

Specialty Pharmacy Feedback Form

PHA and the Caring Voice Coalition have teamed up to create the Specialty Pharmacy Feedback Form – an opportunity for PH medical professionals and their patients to report on their experiences with specialty pharmacies. Recently, we updated the form to better track specialty pharmacies’ response times and efficacy in resolving individual submissions. You and your

December 18th, 2014|Tags: |

PH in India

The Current Scenario Abraham Samuel Babu, MPT,1 Ramachandran Padmakumar, DM,2 Arun G. Maiya, PhD3 Assistant Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal – 576104, Karnataka, India Professor, Department of Cardiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal – 576104, Karnataka, India Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal College of Allied Health

December 18th, 2014|Tags: |

Symposium Committee

Committee Spotlight It’s that time of year when PHPN begins to anticipate the arrival of the PH Professional Network Symposium. The Symposium Committee has been working diligently since we celebrated our PHPN Symposium in 2013. The 2015 PHPN Symposium, “Setting the Pace in the PH Race through Education, Research and Advocacy,” is sure to be

December 18th, 2014|Tags: |

PH Care Centers Initiative

A Report from the Trenches Glenna Traiger, RN, MSN, CNS-BC PH CNS David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Chris Archer-Chicko, MSN, CRNP-BC Nurse Coordinator, Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Although we have made great progress in the field of pulmonary hypertension, particularly in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), many

December 18th, 2014|Tags: |

Pulmonary Hypertension Pharmacist

A Day in the Life of a Pulmonary Hypertension Pharmacist Laura A. Duvall, PharmD, BCPS Specialty Practice Pharmacist, Internal Medicine & Pulmonary Hypertension Clinical Assistant Professor The Ohio State University When I began working as a specialty practice pharmacist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) in the fall of 2007, I knew

December 18th, 2014|Tags: |

Diuretics in PAH

A Closer Look Megan M. Clarke, PharmD, BCPS Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Allegheny General Hospital Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Traci Stewart, RN, MSN, CHFN Nurse Clinician Specialist University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa City, Iowa The management of right heart failure associated with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) requires diligence in optimizing fluid balance in addition to decreasing

December 18th, 2014|Tags: |

Letter from the Editor

A New Format and a New Editor 2014 has been a year of great change for pulmonary hypertension (PH). As the PH field rapidly evolves, we strive to keep our finger on the proverbial pulse. This edition of PH Pulse offers a selection of excellent articles written by your peers. “A Closer Look at Diuretics

December 18th, 2014|Tags: |