Pulmonary fibrosis is a disease in which tissue deep in your lungs becomes thick and stiff, or scarred, over time. Most of the time, the cause of how it develops is unknown and in those cases, it’s called idiopathic (unknown cause) pulmonary fibrosis. In this video, shared by Institute of Health Economics, learn more about how to optimize access for patient’s care living with IPF. This is a presentation called “Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Multi-stakeholder National Forum” which explores the patient’s needs, what IPF patients value the most, and what are the needs that have to be considered. It’s presented by Dr. Meena Kalluri at the Optimizing Access to Care for Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Multi-stakeholder National Forum held on 25 April 2016 in Toronto, Ontario.
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