The latest issue of Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension addresses health disparity-challenges related to pulmonary hypertension patient care. Advances is the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s free quarterly clinical journal.
PHA joins many health care organizations deeply concerned about unequal access to medically necessary care in the U.S. Pregnancy is considered high risk for people with pulmonary hypertension because their heart and lungs can’t easily adjust to the demands of pregnancy and childbirth.
Are you having problems trying to refill your pulmonary hypertension prescriptions? Enlist your care team to help you manage insurance issues. Health insurance companies often control costs by limiting access to expensive care through prior authorization and step therapy.
The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is accepting applications for two of its research awards and promoting an opportunity to study data from the PHA/NHLBI-funded PVDomics study.
Reproductive Health PH, Pregnancy and Contraception Pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients should avoid becoming pregnant because of the dangerous risks involved. Medications used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension, such as ambrisentan, bosentan, macitentan and riociquat, are toxic to fetuses. Discontinuing the medication puts the mother at risk of worsening PH. Some blood thinners increase the
After a four-year wait, the pulmonary hypertension (PH) community gathered in Atlanta for PHA 2022 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions. Read our wrap-up, see pictures and watch an emotional, bring-down-the-house performance from Stephen Carter-Hicks.
Who are the remarkable people who received Outstanding Member Awards from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association? Hint: They include a 10-year-old martial arts fan, a recent college grad and decades-long PH fighters.
The pulmonary hypertension (PH) community surpassed the PHA 2022 challenge to send 500 messages to Congress in support of the Safe Step Act. By the end of PHA 2022 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions, the community sent 565 messages to 198 legislative offices.