PFF Insights Blog

  • Financial-Assistance-For-PF-Medications

    Financial Assistance Programs for PF Medications

    If you’re concerned about the cost of your prescription medications and other healthcare expenses, you are not alone. Read this post to learn about options.
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    Meet Your PF Care Team: Krishna Thavarajah, MD MS

    Dr. Thavarajah was first drawn to pulmonary and critical care medicine in the intensive care unit (ICU) as an Internal Medicine Resident. Learn more about her background.
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    Meet Your PF Care Team: Josie Corral, RN, MSN, CNL, ACRP-CP

    Josie Corral, RN, MSN, CNL, ACRP-CP*, is currently the Lead Clinical Research Nurse and Clinical Research Nurse Educator at Loyola University Medical Center.
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    Meet Your PF Care Team: Max Whitehead-Zimmers, BA

    Max Whitehead-Zimmers is a Human Research Technologist at the Penn State College of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care located at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
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  • ILD-Day

    Working Together to Raise Awareness of Interstitial Lung Disease

    The first-ever ILD Day will take place on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 to drive awareness of interstitial lung disease (ILD). There are more than 200 types of interstitial lung disease, and more than 250,000 Americans are living with pulmonary fibrosis (PF) and ILD. Pulmonary fibrosis can be seen in many of the more than 200 types of ILD. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is one of the most common forms of ILD and has no known cause.
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    Meet your PF Care Team

    The care teams at our PFF Care Center Network (CCN) sites are made up of many different healthcare professionals, each with an important role to play in running the center and caring for patients. To help you understand how your care team works, we’ll be starting a series of posts to help you get to know some of the members of the pulmonary fibrosis (PF) care team
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  • Mellisa-King-speaking-at-the-PFF-Walk

    A Patient’s Guide to Participating in Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

    Every September, those who have been impacted by pulmonary fibrosis (PF) unite for Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month (PFAM). Melissa King, a PFF Ambassador from New York, has participated in PFAM since 2017. She believes that participating in PFAM gives her a surge of energy and also helps her to feel powerful. In Melissa’s eyes, this is a way to fight back against the disease.
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