Meetings & Events

Role of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy in Treatment of Hemophilia Patients

NHF 2015 (Dallas, August 13-15) Individualized treatment for patients with hemophilia is very important. Many groups including health care professionals (HCPs), payers and specialty pharmacies are involved in providing care.

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Basics of Clinical Trials

NHF 2015 (Dallas, August 13-15) Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate whether a drug (treatment) is safe and effective for humans.

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Distinguishing between Signs of a Bleeding Disorder and Abuse

NHF 2015 (Dallas, August 13-15) Healthcare professionals are suggesting that guidelines should be developed to compare the frequency of intracranial hemorrhages and bleeding patterns in a particular bleeding disorder to a patient’s presentation.

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Women with Bleeding Disorders

NHF 2015 (Dallas, August 13-15) The most common bleeding disorder in women and girls is von Willebrand disease, an inherited disorder that is caused by a defect or deficiency in von Willebrand factor, a protein the blood needs for clotting

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Balance Dysfunction and Falls Risks

NHF 2015 (Dallas, August 13-15) Since people with hemophilia are gradually entering the 65 and over age group, it is very important to be screened for fall risks and to be educated on preventing falls.

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Hemophilia and the Aging Community

NHF 2015 (Dallas, August 13-15) As more hemophilia patients are living longer, they are beginning to develop various conditions that are associated with aging such as cardiovascular disease and falls leading to fractures

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Telemedicine: What is it and how is it useful to me?

NHF 2015 (Dallas, August 13-15) So, next time when you are worried about not being able to make it to your health appointment, remember to ask your healthcare provider about telemedicine

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What is Half-Life and Why Do I Need to Understand It?

NHF 2015 (Dallas, August 13-15) The concept of half-life is important to understand because it determines the dosing schedule of a drug.

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