American Society of Hematology

NHLBI Releases Expert Panel Report on the Management of Sickle Cell Disease; ASH Solicits Feedback

Published on: August 13, 2012

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) released a draft of its Expert Panel Report on the Management of Sickle Cell Disease. The goal of the guidelines is to help people living with sickle cell disease (SCD) receive appropriate care by supporting health care professionals who provide continuity care to individuals with SCD. The draft is open for public review and comment until August 31, 2012.

ASH is developing comments as part of the open request for comments and encourages members to share their comments, questions, and concerns with the Society by contacting ASH Government Relations and Practice Manager Stephanie Kaplan, by August 22 (skaplan@hematology.org or 202-776-0544).

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