Application Process

PHCC Application Procedure

Applications for PH Care Centers accreditation are expected to become available in the first half of 2014. Centers will complete an application that will assess the program in five areas: Center Director, Center Coordinator, Program Staff & Support Services, Facility and Clinical Research.

After completion of the application, PHA will work with your center to coordinate a site visit by two experienced PH professionals: a physician and a center coordinator. This site visit is expected to take approximately one day. After the initial site review, preliminary assessment of the visit will be provided and the accreditation decision will be made by the full PHCC Site Review Committee.

More information will become available on the specific application criteria components and site visit procedure in the coming months.

Raising the Level of Care

Anticipated Outcomes

  • Patients are better informed about comprehensive PH care
  • Patients have improved access to Centers with expertise in PH
  • Patients experience less time between symptom onset and diagnosis
  • A medical community better informed about standards of PH care
  • Therapeutic modalities are appropriately used to improve long-term outcomes
  • Increased opportunities for collaboration between Centers for clinical care and PH research

Questions?

If you have any questions or would like to get the latest updates on the PHCC intiative, contact us at Medical@PHAssociation.org.

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