PHA Accreditation Program Assures Access to Specialized Care for Thousands With Often-Misdiagnosed Deadly Lung Disease

Silver Spring, MD (February 15, 2018) – A national accreditation program launched by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) assures that more than 12,000 people with a life-threatening lung disease are getting care from clinicians who specialize in their often-misdiagnosed condition. Pulmonary hypertension (PH), also known as high blood pressure of the lungs, affects adults

2018-02-16T16:07:20+00:00 February 16th, 2018|

CTEPH Awareness Day Helps PHA Educate Public About Form of Pulmonary Hypertension Linked to Chronic Blood Clots

Nov. 10, 2017 – The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) will observe Nov. 21 as CTEPH Awareness Day by leading a nationwide campaign — as part of PHA’s The Right Heart™ Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month efforts — to educate the public about the form of pulmonary hypertension (PH) caused by chronic blood clots in the lungs.PH,

2017-11-10T14:50:23+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

YouTube Sensation, Vocalist-Guitarist Chloe Temtchine Observes Her Disease’s Awareness Month With PHA Gift

Nov. 9, 2017 – Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) celebrity champion and YouTube sensation Chloe Temtchine is demonstrating that she has the right heart to give this November as she observes Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month.  In support of awareness month and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA)’s newly-launched year-long The Right Heart™ awareness campaign, Temtchine is

2017-11-09T19:27:01+00:00 November 9th, 2017|

PHA Launches Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month Campaign

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association to Launch The Right Heart Campaign During Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month to Shed Light on Adults and Children Living With an Oft-Misdiagnosed, Life-threatening Lung Disease SILVER SPRING, Md. (Nov. 1, 2017) – The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is launching The Right Heart™, a national campaign to make the public aware

2017-11-08T20:17:27+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|

PHA Raising Awareness About Deadly Disease Linked to Chronic Blood Clots

Silver Spring, Md. (Oct. 11, 2017) –  The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) joins global health organizations for World Thrombosis Day as part of its push to raise awareness of a disease associated with pulmonary embolism (PE), a life-threatening blood clot that usually forms in a vein deep in the legs and travels to the

2017-10-27T14:14:44+00:00 October 11th, 2017|

PHA Launches New Curriculum Series for Health Care Professionals Treating Rare, Often-Misdiagnosed Disease

Free Online CME Courses Focus on Fundamentals of Pulmonary Hypertension SILVER SPRING, Md. (September 26, 2017) – The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is rolling out a new online 16-course CME curriculum series to promote quality patient care for people living with pulmonary hypertension (PH). The new series, “Pulmonary Hypertension: The Basics,” seeks to educate

2017-09-26T20:31:32+00:00 September 26th, 2017|

The University of Kansas Health System Nursing Team to Attend Special PHA Symposium to Gain New Insights for Caring for Patients with Rare Lung Disease

SILVER SPRING, MD. (September 21, 2017) – A team of nurses at The University of Kansas Health System skilled in caring for patients with a little known deadly and often misdiagnosed disease will head to Bethesda, Md., for a unique career opportunity. They will be among more than 400 mostly non-physician health care professionals

2017-09-26T15:08:37+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|

Pulmonary Hypertension Association Celebrity Ambassador Terrence J to Show Support at Gathering of PH Professionals

TV personality and executive producer Terrence J (Jenkins) will join nearly 500 health care professionals as he kicks off a Symposium on pulmonary hypertension (PH), a progressive, deadly disease often misdiagnosed, for example, as asthma. Terrence J, who suffers from an unrelated rare disease, knows firsthand the importance of raising awareness and the need for

2017-08-18T15:08:11+00:00 August 18th, 2017|

Survivor of Two Deadly Diseases to Share Joy-of-Life Secret at Portland, Ore. Pulmonary Hypertension Association Forum

Stevenson, Wash. -- Fifteen years after learning she has life-threatening pulmonary hypertension (PH) and five years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Debra Watkins of Stevenson, Wash., is loving her life. PH is a progressively debilitating disease resulting in high blood pressure of the lungs due to narrowing of the pulmonary arteries. It forces

2017-08-02T14:20:34+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|

More Pulmonary Hypertension Patients Have Access to PHA – Accredited Treatment Facilities

Silver Spring, Md. (July 27, 2017) –  Committed to providing access to quality care for people living with pulmonary hypertension (PH), the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) continues to roll out its Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) accreditation program. The Pulmonary Hypertension Programs at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Henry Ford

2017-07-28T13:58:09+00:00 July 28th, 2017|