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Horizons in Hemophilia, August 2019


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We’re Moving

By Edith Rosato, R.Ph., IOM, Chief Executive Officer | August 2, 2019

Hemophilia of Georgia will have a new address starting Monday, Sept. 16. We are relocating our office and pharmacies to 8607 Roberts Drive, Suite 150, Sandy Springs, GA 30350-2237. Our pharmacy will close at noon on Thursday, Sept. 12, and re-open on Monday, Sept. 16. More...

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HoG Office, Pharmacies Closed on Sept. 2 - Order Early

By Leigh Carpenter, RPh, Director of Pharmacy | August 2, 2019

The Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG) office and the HoG and Beacon pharmacies will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day. Please order your factor early to ensure you have enough on hand for the holiday break. More...

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HoG Continues to Push Congress to Fix Funding Issue for Skilled Nursing Facilities

By Jeff Cornett, RN, MSN, Vice President of Research and Public Policy | August 2, 2019

For the third time this year, representatives from Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG) were in Washington, D.C., seeking support from Georgia's congressional delegation to make a change in Medicare that would improve treatment for people with hemophilia. Specifically, we are asking to change the way skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are paid when a person on Medicare needs an expensive bleeding disorder medication. More...

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Hops for Hemophilia 2019

By Nick Stinson, Community Engagement Coordinator | August 2, 2019

Grab your mugs; Hops for Hemophilia is right around the corner! Celebrate Oktoberfest in Atlanta on Saturday, Sept. 28, with your 21-and-older friends and family to benefit bleeding disorder research for a cure. We will be returning to SweetWater Brewery for more beer, barbecue and a blast from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. More...

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Reduce Bleeds with Preventive Dental Care

By Theresa Schaffer, LCSW, Director of Social Work | August 2, 2019

Healthy teeth and gums are always important, but for those with inherited bleeding disorders, they mean avoiding potential bleeds – whether from gum disease or treatments. That's why Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG) offers a dental care program for Georgians with bleeding disorders who qualify. More...

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Are You Ready to Take Your Career to the Next Level?

By Theresa Schaffer, LCSW, Director of Social Work | August 2, 2019

Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG) has developed a program to assist eligible applicants in pursuing career advancements. More...

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Camp Wannaklot 2019: Experience the Magic

By Jeff Cornett, RN, MSN, Vice President of Research and Public Policy | August 2, 2019

On July 21-26, 94 young people from all over Georgia attended Camp Wannaklot at Camp Twin Lakes (CTL) in Rutledge, Georgia. This year, Camp Wannaklot shared a theme with CTL: Experience the Magic. Campers were encouraged to discover the wonders they could achieve when they work together, supporting and cheering on their peers to try new activities. More...

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