AC Forum Austin Boot Camp

Join World Experts at AC Forum Boot Camp | April 23-24, 2018 | The Intercontinental, Austin This compact, two-day meeting provides a comprehensive curriculum for pharmacists, nurses, and physicians, covering the essential aspects of anticoagulation, disease state, and drug management. Engaging discussion around quality improvement, new agents, and special situations will benefit all practitioners, and daily…

December e-Newsletter | Seasons Greetings from NBCA

This time of year is filed with joy, as we take part in holiday festivities and traditions with family and friends, and the holiday season marks a time for new beginnings and renewed commitment to the things in our lives that matter most. As one year comes to a close and another begins, NBCA is renewing its…

November e-Newsletter | Thankful for You

As the end of the year approaches, many of us take time to reflect on the months that have passed, and gratitude is something in particular that many of us ponder. Through our reflections on gratitude, we are reminded that there are always positive and powerful things to be thankful for in our lives, despite any…

THSNA Summit 2018

Join us at THSNA Summit 2018 Mar 8 – 10, San Diego, California     4th Biennial Summit of the Thrombosis & Hemostasis Societies of North America March 8-10, 2018 | Marriott Marquis | San Diego, California THSNA Pre-Summit Workshop Day: March 7 The Thrombosis and Hemostasis Societies of North America (THSNA) will hold its…

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 &…

Register Now for CDC November Webinar

        Postscript:  You can access the video recording of Dr. Kline’s webinar here: Managing Venous Thromboembolism in the Emergency Department You can download and view Dr. Kline’s slide presentation here: Managing VTE in the ED_Kline 2017   The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is hosting an upcoming webinar for the Centers for…

October e-Newsletter | Celebrate World Thrombosis Day

Recognized each year on October 13, World Thrombosis Day (WTD) is a global initiative that combines the efforts of individuals and organizations worldwide to help increase awareness about thrombosis or life-threatening blood clots, including blood clots in the leg (deep vein thrombosis or DVT) and blood clots in the lung (pulmonary embolism or PE). The…