The Pulmonary Fibrosis Basis (PFF) introduced that seven medical facilities have joined the PFF Care Heart Community as scientific affiliate members, a brand new membership possibility.
Every of those scientific associates will collaborate with an present care heart community website to assist deliver the sources of the PFF to much more individuals residing with pulmonary fibrosis (PF) and interstitial lung illness (ILD). The care heart community consists of 81 websites and 7 scientific associates in 39 states.
“With the addition of seven scientific affiliate members, we’re actively addressing the crucial have to increase entry for sufferers with PF and ILD to the sources accessible from the PFF in addition to connecting extra sufferers with suppliers dedicated to advancing the analysis and therapy of PF,” says Sonye Danoff, MD, PhD, PFF senior medical advisor, PFF Care Heart Community, in a launch. “Our scientific associates will lengthen care to extra individuals residing with these critical situations, and in collaboration with [care center network] websites, they are going to present affected person training, scientific care, and analysis alternatives together with scientific trials.”
The newly designated Scientific Affiliate members of the PFF Care Heart Community are:
- Avera Medical Group Pulmonary & Sleep Drugs (Sioux Falls, SD): Dr Fady Jamous, heart director
- Chest Drugs Associates Heart for Interstitial Lung Illness (South Portland, Maine): Dr Meagan Moore, Heart Director
- ChristianaCare (Newark, Del): Dr Renee Dixon, heart director
- Ochsner LSU Well being Shreveport – Tutorial Medical Heart (Shreveport, La): Dr Prangthip Charoenpong, heart director
- StatCare Pulmonary (Knoxville, Tenn): Dr Eric Weaver, heart director
- St. Luke’s College Well being Community (Fountain Hill, Pa): Dr Douglas Corwin, heart director
- College of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM): Dr Nour Ass’advert, heart director
Via the PFF Care Heart Community, care facilities and scientific associates collaborate to advertise and supply high quality care to these residing with PF. Every scientific affiliate is paired with a present care heart member so they could collaborate to increase and enhance pulmonary fibrosis care.
Whereas care facilities supply full multi-disciplinary care on-site, scientific associates might refer sufferers for procedures or providers they’re unable to supply. Scientific associates actively take part within the care heart community in working teams and committees, together with the nurse and allied well being community, which supplies skilled improvement and networking alternatives.
Eighty-eight websites are actually working within the PFF Care Heart Community.
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