Horizons in Hemophilia, May 2018

 

BD Medical Voluntary Recall

BD Medical Recall

By Leigh Carpenter, RPh, Director of Pharmacy | April 30, 2018

RECALL NOTICE: BD Medical has issued a voluntary recall of BD PosiFlush Heparin Lock Flush and BD Pre-Filled Normal Saline Flush syringes due to a potential for contamination by bacteria. More...

 

Tom Singh presents check to Christine Kempton

Hemophilia of Georgia Gives $10 Million to Emory

By Michelle Turkington, Director of Marketing and Communications | April 30, 2018

Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG) pledged $10 million to Emory University to benefit the Emory School of Medicine and Emory Healthcare. More...

 

VII

Hemophilia of Georgia Gives $1.5 Million to Cure Factor VII Deficiency

By Jeff Cornett, VP of Research and Public Policy | April 30, 2018

In April 2018, Hemophilia of Georgia gave over $1.5 million to researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, to develop a potential cure for factor VII deficiency. More...

 

Spring 2018 Family Camp

Spring Family Camp

By Kim Williams, Director of Camp and Client Events | April 30, 2018

Thirty-seven families enjoyed a weekend away at Camp Twin Lakes. On Friday night, Camp Twin Lakes staff led us in a competition of "Minute to Win It" games. It was a hilarious battle of skill, wit, and hidden talents. More...

 

2018 HoG Junior Board

Thank You for Supporting the Junior Board T-Shirt Campaign

By Sheldon Gregory, Fundraising Chair, HoG Junior Board of Directors | April 30, 2018

In March, the HoG Junior Board held its fifth annual t-shirt campaign to raise funds for Camp Wannaklot. I am happy to announce its success. We sold 68 ISUPPORTWANNAKLOT t-shirts and raised over $910 for camp! More...

 

Research

HTC Investigators Look at UDC Data on Females with Bleeding Disorders

By National Hemophilia Foundation | April 30, 2018

The Hemophilia Treatment Centers (HTCs) Network Investigators, a group of researchers from several U.S. HTCs, recently published a study on disparities associated with bleeding symptoms, age at diagnosis, and provider interventions for females with bleeding disorders. More...

 

Nipro SafeTouchâ„¢ Safety Winged Infusion Set

Nipro SafeTouch Safety Winged Infusion Set

By Leigh Carpenter, RPh, Director of Pharmacy | April 30, 2018

Bayer is transitioning the infusion set packaged with Kogenate® FS from the Terumo SURFLO® winged infusion set to the Nipro SafeTouch™ winged infusion set. More...

 

Camp Wannaklot Volunteers Needed

Volunteer for Camp Wannaklot

By Kim Williams, Director of Camp and Client Events | April 30, 2018

We need counselors to help campers have a fun, safe week this summer at Camp Wannaklot. Camp Wannaklot is a weeklong summer camp for children with inherited bleeding disorders More...

 

Samantha Carter

Employee Spotlight on Samantha Carter

By Michelle Turkington, Director of Marketing and Communications | April 30, 2018

This month's employee spotlight is on Samantha Carter. Samantha has been with Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG) since 2012 and has served in several capacities. More...

 

Forget to Order?

Forget to Order?

By Leigh Carpenter, RPh, Director of Pharmacy | April 30, 2018

Do you sometimes forget to order? Join our reminder program and we will send you email reminders. Try our convenient online ordering system. You can order factor and any supplies you might need 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and even on holidays. More...