Patient programs and support networks empower the patient voice
American Heart Association (AHA) heart valve patient ambassadors
This small group of patients and caregivers represent the face of heart valve disease in America. AHA empowers Ambassadors to be community leaders (both online and at live events) who work directly with AHA to raise awareness about heart valve disease and share available resources with patients. Click here to email AHA about this program.
AHA support network
A special online community of heart patients connecting and supporting each other. Click here to see what heart patients are talking about .
Mended Hearts trained accredited patient visitor program
Join Mended Hearts’ proven Trained Accredited Patient Visitor program with a goal of inspiring hope and improving the quality-of-life for heart patients and their families through ongoing peer-to-peer support. Become a visitor, helping patients and families before or after their heart procedure, by phone, email or in-person hospital visits. Learn more at www.mendedhearts.org or by calling (888) HEART-99 or emailing Mended Hearts.
WomenHeart: National coalition for women with heart disease
Female patients can join WomenHeart’s efforts to educate women on the importance of heart health and support women with heart disease. Learn how to become a WomenHeart Champion at www.womenheart.org or by emailing WomenHeart or calling (202) 464-8735.
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