Pulmonary Hypertension Association https://phassociation.org Empowered by hope Thu, 14 Oct 2021 19:58:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8.1 Are You Your Best Advocate? Pathlight Shows How Persistence Pays Off http://naukriadviser.in/?big=are-you-your-best-advocate-pathlight-shows-how-persistence-pays-off/ Thu, 14 Oct 2021 19:32:51 +0000 http://naukriadviser.in/?big=?p=19897 The fall issue of Pathlight magazine focuses on pulmonary hypertension (PH) advocacy and awareness. People with PH and caregivers share how they advocated for appropriate diagnosis and treatment, as well as tips for educating others. In the cover story, Mike Naple of Washington, D.C., relates “Putting Advocacy Experience to Work for PH Community.”

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450+ Clinicians Attend PHA’s First Online Symposium http://naukriadviser.in/?big=450-clinicians-attend-phas-first-online-symposium/ Thu, 14 Oct 2021 19:31:24 +0000 http://naukriadviser.in/?big=?p=19912 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association welcomed more than 450 attendees to its PH Professional Network Symposium Sept. 30-Oct. 3. Health care professionals spent four days learning about advancements in pulmonary hypertension (PH) research and care while earning continuing education credits.

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Focusing on the Small Things to Breathe Easier http://naukriadviser.in/?big=focusing-on-the-small-things-to-breathe-easier/ Thu, 14 Oct 2021 19:30:08 +0000 http://naukriadviser.in/?big=?p=19893 Moving to Oregon after her pulmonary hypertension (PH) diagnosis helped Donna Kay Hutchinson refocus on simple things in life: watching the ocean, taking drives in the neighborhood, volunteering at an art gallery. As she made relaxation a priority, her chronic pain and PH seemed to improve. Her doctors noticed too.

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PHA Live: Learn about ‘PH and CTEPH’ Oct. 28 http://naukriadviser.in/?big=pha-live-learn-about-ph-and-cteph-oct-28-2/ Thu, 14 Oct 2021 19:28:36 +0000 http://naukriadviser.in/?big=?p=19899 Join the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28 for the PHA Live “PH and Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH).” Ivan Robbins, M.D., will discuss diagnosis and treatment options. Email us your questions for Dr. Robbins by Monday, Oct. 25.

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PHA Registry Enrollment Tops 1,700 http://naukriadviser.in/?big=pha-registry-enrollment-tops-1700/ Thu, 14 Oct 2021 19:26:58 +0000 http://naukriadviser.in/?big=?p=19906 People with pulmonary hypertension (PH) are increasingly signing on to help researchers better understand PH. Thanks to growing participation in the Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry (PHAR), researchers have better access than ever to data from people with PH. PHAR enrollment recently surpassed a new milestone with more than 1,700 patients.

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Merck to Acquire Acceleron http://naukriadviser.in/?big=merck-to-acquire-acceleron/ Thu, 14 Oct 2021 19:25:16 +0000 http://naukriadviser.in/?big=?p=19908 Pharmaceutical giant Merck is acquiring Acceleron Pharma, which is testing a potentially new add-on treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The $11.5 billion deal is expected to close by year end. Acceleron’s sotatercept is undergoing Stage 3 trials for PAH.

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CEO Update: How Symposium Benefits People with PH http://naukriadviser.in/?big=ceo-update-how-symposium-benefits-people-with-ph/ Thu, 30 Sep 2021 15:16:49 +0000 http://naukriadviser.in/?big=?p=19782 The Pulmonary Hypertension Professional Network Symposium opens today for the first time as online event. Although Symposium is designed for health care providers, people with PH are the ultimate beneficiaries. The PH professionals who attend Symposium gain knowledge and resources to better care for their patients and take ideas and inspiration back to their clinics and colleagues.

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Are You Eligible for a COVID-19 Booster? See Our FAQ for Answers http://naukriadviser.in/?big=are-you-eligible-for-a-covid-19-booster-see-our-faq-for-answers/ Thu, 30 Sep 2021 15:16:00 +0000 http://naukriadviser.in/?big=?p=19792 Adults with pulmonary hypertension are among those eligible for a third dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, according to new Centers for Disease Control guidance. Those who should receive the booster: people 65 and over, adults living in long-term care facilities and people over 50 who have underlying health conditions. Learn more in our COVID-19 FAQ.

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Advocacy Day: Clinicians Share Patient Stories with Congress http://naukriadviser.in/?big=advocacy-day-clinicians-share-patient-stories-with-congress/ Thu, 30 Sep 2021 15:14:31 +0000 http://naukriadviser.in/?big=?p=19790 Nearly 50 health care providers made virtual visits to their members of Congress today as part of PH Professional Network Advocacy Day. They shared their patients’ pulmonary hypertension (PH)-related challenges and asked Congress to help improve life for people with PH. It’s not too late to share your story and amplify their message.

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PHA Live: Learn about ‘PH and CTEPH’ Oct. 28 http://naukriadviser.in/?big=pha-live-learn-about-ph-and-cteph-oct-28/ Thu, 30 Sep 2021 15:13:37 +0000 http://naukriadviser.in/?big=?p=19783 Join the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28 for the PHA Live “PH and Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH).” Ivan Robbins, M.D., will discuss diagnosis and treatment options.

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