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The PHCC Initiative: The Next Chapter of PH Management

April 30, 2014

The purpose of the Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) initiative is to establish a program for accreditation of centers with special expertise in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), with the goal of improving overall quality of care and outcomes in patients with this life-threatening disease. This webinar introduces the PHCC program to PH patients and provides time at the end for questions and discussion.

Presenter Information

 Murali Chakinala, MD, FCCP

Murali Chakinala, MD

Washington University School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Center
Co-Director, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Center

Pulmonary Hypertension Association
PHCC Oversight Committee, Member
Scientific Leadership Council, Member

Erika Berman Rosenzweig

Erika Berman Rosenzweig, MD

Columbia University Medical Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Center

Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Chair, PHCC Review Committee
2014 Chair-elect, Scientific Leadership Council

Diane Ramirez

Diane Ramirez, Patient Advocate

Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Advocacy Chair, Piedmont North Carolina Support Group
PHCC Oversight Committee, Member
PHA Board of Trustees, Member

Melisa Wilson

Melisa Wilson, ARNP, ACNP-BC

Orlando Health Heart Institute
Pulmonary Hypertension Coordinator

Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Chair-elect, PH Professional Network
PHCC Oversight Committee, Member



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