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New: Managing Anticoagulants Before, During & After Medical Procedures

The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is pleased to introduce a new resource for patients focused on managing bleeding and clotting risks before, during, and after surgical, dental, or other medical procedures, also known as the periprocedural period. This resource was developed by NBCA in collaboration with IPRO, a national not-for-profit organization providing a full…

MASAB Memo, November 2017

MASAB Medical Memo #3, November 2, 2017 The PIONEER Trial, Three May End Up Being a Crowd  by Samuel A. Berkman, MD, FACP, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, UCLA   People with heart disease often require the placement of a stent as part of their treatment. Many need medication — most often aspirin and…

Affordable Care Act Enrollment: Nov 1 thru Dec 15

Open enrollment on the healthcare marketplace begins on November 1 and lasts until December 15 on healthcare.gov. Beat the rush and sign up early. No matter if this is your first time getting covered or you are returning to compare plans or find a more affordable plan, you must take action by December 15. Coverage…

New Resource: Interventional Treatment Options for DVT

The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is pleased to introduce a new resource focused on interventional treatment options for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) – a blood clot in one of the large veins, usually in a person’s leg or arm. This new resource, developed by NBCA in collaboration with members of its prestigious Medical &…

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