BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pack Health, a chronic disease management company that provides members with personalized support, and the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Foundation today announced a collaborative patient engagement program to raise awareness and assist patients diagnosed with COPD.
COPD affects an estimated 24 million individuals in the United States. Through this program, those with COPD can benefit from increased awareness about condition management while receiving individualized support for better outcomes.
"Our collaboration with the COPD Foundation will allow patients to access the right care and improve their overall well-being," said Mazi Rasulnia, Ph.D., co-founder of Pack Health. "We are thrilled to work together to help people living with progressive lung disease."
"We are pleased to collaborate with Pack Health as the COPD Foundation believes it is important for COPD patients to have a plethora of resources available to them to help them manage their disease. This program is an innovative way to support the COPD community," said Craig Kephart, CEO of the COPD Foundation.
Participants in the program will be supported by a dedicated Health Advisor who they can engage with around their desired schedule, via phone, text and email.
"The Pack Health program is designed to help individuals with COPD overcome barriers to care through individualized coaching and assistance," Rasulnia said.
To learn more about the partnership between the COPD Foundation and Pack Health, please visit www.packhealth.com.
About COPD Foundation
The COPD Foundation was established to undertake initiatives that result in expanded services for COPD and improve the lives of individuals affected by COPD. The Foundation's activities focus on achieving these results through research, education and advocacy programs that will lead to prevention, and someday, a cure for this disease. See more at: http://www.copdfoundation.org
About Pack Health
Pack Health provides real help for those living with an overwhelming diagnosis or chronic condition. Members of Pack Health engage one-on-one with personal Health Advisors, who provide the structured support members need to take control of their specific conditions, navigate the healthcare system and live a healthier life. Pack Health's headquarters are in Birmingham, AL. Interested persons can visit us at www.packhealth.com.
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