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PHA’s Newest Publication Connects Pediatric Patients and Families to Vital Resources

2019-01-17T21:59:07+00:00 January 17th, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has produced a new resource, “Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension: A Guide to Resources for Parents and Families,” in response to 2017 survey results of PHA’s pediatric community. The survey was conducted to learn more about the community’s challenges, needs and interests. PHA received responses from hundreds of health care providers,

PHA’s Telephone Support Groups: Support Is Just a Call Away

2019-01-10T22:28:43+00:00 January 10th, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) telephone support groups offer connection, information and inspiration to community members wherever they are. Brian, the caregiver for his wife Charlotte, who has pulmonary hypertension (PH), never misses his monthly caregiver support group. Since it meets by phone, it is easier for him to maintain the perfect attendance record

PHA Publishes New Online CME Courses for Health Care Professionals

2019-01-10T22:43:53+00:00 January 10th, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) recently published three new courses on PHA Online University, a program of PHA’s multi-sponsored Medical Education Fund and the go-to web platform for health care professionals to acquire relevant and reliable information about pulmonary hypertension (PH). The courses are part of the “Pulmonary Hypertension: The Basics” curriculum series to educate

Inside Pathlight, PHA’s Member Magazine

2019-01-10T22:40:24+00:00 January 10th, 2019|

Pathlight, the flagship magazine of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association, is published quarterly and sent to all members of PHA. Don’t miss the many interesting articles in the December 2018, Issue 4 magazine, including: “Living on Oxygen 24/7” Cover story: A progressive heart and lung disease and a PAH diagnosis isn’t stopping Alexis Trotter from

Data Collected Through PHA’s Research Room Leads to the Identification of PAH Biomarker

2019-01-10T22:26:08+00:00 January 10th, 2019|

Since the first Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Conference in 1994, the Research Room at PHA’s International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions has offered a dedicated space for individuals with pulmonary hypertension (PH) and their families to participate in research by leading physicians and scientists. This participation furthers the researchers’ studies through the collection of

Top 10 PHA News Articles of 2018

2019-01-10T22:37:43+00:00 January 10th, 2019|

Last year’s most popular PHA News articles focused on Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) patient resources; treatments, clinical care and research in pulmonary hypertension (PH); and stories about individuals with PH. Here are the 10 most popular PHA News articles from 2018, in descending order: Study Finds Inhaled Nitric Oxide May Benefit Patients with COPD

Cardiovascular Institute of North Colorado Receives PHA’s PHCC Accreditation

2019-01-03T22:08:43+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) program granted Regional Clinical Program (RCP) accreditation to the Cardiovascular Institute of North Colorado in December. PHA launched the PHCC accreditation program in 2014 to improve the quality of care and outcomes for people with pulmonary hypertension (PH). Nationwide, PHCCs provide treatment for more

WSPH Report Explores Importance of Patient Perspectives in PH

2019-01-03T22:09:49+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|

In early 2018, a task force on the patient’s perspective was created at the sixth World Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension (WSPH). This task force reviewed the role of patient associations such as the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) in supporting individuals with PH, examined how clinical teams can improve care and looked at improved access to

New Members Join 2018-20 Support Group Leader Advisory Board

2019-01-03T22:11:42+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is pleased to announce the members of PHA's Support Group Leader Advisory Board for the 2018-2020 term: Lindsay Collins – new member Debra Hines – new member Mike Robinson – new member Evette Britton Nicole Creech Chooda Khanal Pat Ofori Tina Stiyer Doug Taylor The board, made up of