Nine More U.S. Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers Receive New Accreditation
Silver Spring, Md. (June 8, 2015) – With its announcement of nine more centers receiving Pulmonary Hypertension Care Center (PHCC) accreditation bringing the total to 26, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is hopeful as it seeks to improve overall care and outcomes for people with pulmonary hypertension (PH). PH, specifically pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), is a rare and debilitating disease of the lungs that affects the functioning of the heart and can lead to right heart failure.