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giving tuesday 2020

Give Back on Giving Tuesday 2020

Patient Services Inc., the nation’s first patient assistance charity, is participating in Giving Tuesday 2020 this holiday season, a...
Chronic Disease Day 2020

Chronic Disease Day 2020

A (VIRTUAL) DAY OF RECOGNITION FOR THE CHRONIC AND RARE DISEASE COMMUNITY Countless events have been canceled over the past few months due to...

#30for30

#30for30

As Patient Services, Inc. (PSI) celebrates its 30th year, we wanted to do something special to support our patients and the chronic-illness community. Since Dr. Dana Kuhn founded PSI in 1989, we have been committed to helping patients with unaffordable medical...

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PSI Launches New Podcast

PSI Launches New Podcast

Since 1989, Patient Services Incorporated has restored hope and health to rare disease patients. We truly admire the many perspectives we come across in our line of work. This inspired us to create our new podcast, Rare Perspectives, where we go beyond the diagnosis,...

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Let Charities Be Charitable Goes To Capital Hill

Let Charities Be Charitable Goes To Capital Hill

“I have Hemophilia medication to treat me. It’s three million dollars a year. I want to live. I have a wife, two kids, responsibility. Without that medication, I’m dead. It shouldn’t matter where the money comes from. Thankfully these charitable organizations have...

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Advocacy Day 2019

Advocacy Day 2019

On Wednesday, May 1st, Patient Services Inc., and many others from across the United States will visit Washington D.C to meet with our nation’s leaders to advocate for protecting premium & cost-sharing assistance for individuals who need it most. Did You Know? In...

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Patient Services, Inc. Celebrates 5th Annual Evening of Hope

Patient Services, Inc. Celebrates 5th Annual Evening of Hope

Patient Services, Inc., and their supporters gathered at the Newseum in Washington D.C. recently for an Evening of Hope. On a Facebook post celebrating the special evening, PSI stated, “You are the reason behind our drive, our fight & our passion. It was our absolute honor to celebrate you all.”

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Looking Back: The 2017 Extraordinary Support Award Recipient

Looking Back: The 2017 Extraordinary Support Award Recipient

“Nobody really knows of this disease, it has similar symptoms to asthma, or being out of shape. The more we can educate physicians about it, the better.” Says Brad Wong, president and CEO of The Pulmonary Hypertension Association in an interview with app.com.

In 2017, Patient Services Inc., at the annual Evening of Hope in Washington D.C., awarded Wong with the Extraordinary Support Award.

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Fighting Sickle Cell Disease: Honoring Dr. Wally Smith

Fighting Sickle Cell Disease: Honoring Dr. Wally Smith

“Nobody wanted these patients in 1984 in Memphis.” – Dr. Wally Smith

In 1984, when Dr. Wally Smith began working with patients with Sickle Cell Disease, nobody wanted them. Often times, it was a matter of getting these patients off the roles as quickly as possible with nothing more than basic prescriptions and maybe a visit to the hospital to see them.

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A Look Back: Barbara Chang Receives The Patient Champion Award

A Look Back: Barbara Chang Receives The Patient Champion Award

Over the years, the Evening of Hope annual event in Washington DC, which is hosted by Patient Services Incorporated, has provided the pioneering health care charity a unique opportunity to honor various patient champions within the chronically-ill community. At the 2016 event, PSI awarded their Patient Champion Award to Barbara Staunton Chang for her lifetime of work on behalf of chronically-ill patients around the globe.

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