HealthTree continues its mission of supporting patients and accelerating myeloma recovery
SALT LAKE CITY , July 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The HealthTree Foundation, a patient-focused 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers patients at every stage of their disease journey, today announced the name change of its myeloma division of Myeloma Crowd at HealthTree Multiple Myeloma Foundation. The website address will change over time from www.myelomacrowd.org at www.healthtree.org/myeloma.
Myeloma Crowd was launched in 2012 and in 2018 developed a remarkable patient data portal tool called HealthTree Cure Hub that could advance myeloma research in innovative ways. As the HealthTree Cure Hub now has over 10,000 members, the union of product and foundation names will simplify Foundation services. The same founders, staff and programs will continue the work of the HealthTree Foundation.
The name change includes new names for individual patient support programs, including:
- HealthTree News for Multiple Myeloma (formerly Myeloma Crowd – myeloma news in patient-friendly terms
- HealthTree Coach for Multiple Myeloma (formerly Myeloma Coach) – experienced patients or caregivers who provide one-on-one support
- HealthTree Podcast for Multiple Myeloma (formerly Myeloma Crowd Radio) – podcast episodes with multiple myeloma experts
- HealthTree round tables for many Myeloma (formerly Myeloma Crowd Round Tables) – live meetings with myeloma experts
- HealthTree Myeloma Community Events (formerly Myeloma Crowd Community) – thematic and geographic chapters with monthly webinars
- Travel HealthTree (formerly Muscles for Myeloma) – a fitness app and fitness events to keep us healthy
Existing programs bearing the HealthTree name will continue to include:
- HealthTree University for Multiple Myeloma – the only comprehensive program taught by over 150 multiple myeloma experts with hundreds of lessons
- HealthTree Cure Hub for Multiple Myeloma – a myeloma patient data platform helping patients navigate their care and contribute to myeloma research
- Black myeloma Health.org by HealthTree – black patient navigators and a new website for black patients and caregivers
- Directory of Myeloma Specialists HealthTree – a way for patients to find a myeloma specialist
Founder Jenny Ahlstrom said, “We remain committed to our goal of advancing a cure for myeloma. We continue to strive to achieve this cure for myeloma patients as the HealthTree Foundation for Multiple Myeloma.”
HealthTree resources are free for patients. For more information, visit www.healthtree.org.
About the HealthTree Foundation for Multiple Myeloma
The HealthTree Foundation is a patient-focused 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers patients at every stage of their disease journey. Jennifer Ahlstrom and her husband Paul founded the HealthTree Foundation, which now has divisions for multiple myeloma and LAM, providing patient education, advocacy and research initiatives.
SOURCE HealthTree Foundation