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New Educational Resource for Women

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) has created a special patient education tear sheet focused on women’s health and blood clot risks, using information from NBCA’s own Women & Blood Clots educational campaign. As part of our partnership with the Alexandra L. Rowan Memorial Foundation, we’re proud to have contributed to this important ASH educational…

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Special Holiday Edition | December e-Newsletter

Our December e-Newsletter features a look back at the community that we have served – and grown with – over the past year. In 2016, NBCA expanded several of our most valuable programs and services to reach even more patients who are seeking information and support. We unveiled a new component of our signature  Stop…

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Journal Showcases Successful Initiatives to Prevent HA-VTE

Blood clots affect up to 900,000 people in the United States each year, and cause about 100,000 deaths annually. About half of these blood clots happen after a recent hospital stay or surgery. These types of blood clots are referred to as healthcare-associated venous thromboembolism, or HA-VTE. To support and prevent HA-VTE, the U.S. Department of…

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A Time of Thanksgiving | November e-Newsletter

Our November e-Newsletter features the growth of one of our newest patient and caregiver services, our online discussion and support community. Just over a year ago, NBCA launched this unique online support community dedicated to the needs of people affected by life-threatening blood clots in response to a widely recognized and growing interest in patient and caregiver support,…

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Register Now for CDC Webinar

The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is hosting an upcoming webinar for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Blood Disorders, on Thursday, November 3, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm Eastern. This unique and very important talk – Venous Thromboembolism in Children and Young Adults: State-of-the-Art in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention – is…

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New AFib Resources

The National Blood Clot Alliance is glad to support the shared decision making tool developed by the 4WARD Coalition™. The 4WARD Coalition™ is a multi-disciplinary group of experts formed in collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and dedicated to improving the quality and consistency of care for atrial fibrillation (AFib) patients needing anticoagulation treatment. The…

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New Initiative Focused on University-Based Student Health Centers

The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA), in partnership with the Alexandra L. Rowan Memorial Foundation, and as an extension of our existing Women and Blood Clots program, has launched a suite of new resources focused squarely on the information needs of young women seeking a better understanding about their potential blood clot risks when estrogen-based birth control…

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World Thrombosis Day VTE Educational Symposium

Discussion Point: The Importance of Hospital-Associated VTE To highlight the important topic of hospital-associated venous thromboembolism (VTE), the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is very pleased to be participating in a World Thrombosis Day VTE educational symposium, on October 13, 2016, from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm (EDT), at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in New…

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New Stop the Clot, Spread the Word™ Hospitals Video

Heading to the Hospital? Get better. Don’t get a blood clot.  If you’re hospitalized for surgery, illness, or injury, you’re at an increased risk for dangerous blood clots. Watch this short video to learn why and be sure to talk to your doctor about a blood clot prevention plan. Or watch the video here: https://youtu.be/vNArtKdLPC8 Learn…

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IPRO World Thrombosis Day Webinar

IPRO – a national organization that provides important services to improve healthcare quality and achieve better patient outcomes – is hosting a webinar on World Thrombosis Day, Thursday, October 13, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET, to increase understanding among patients and the public about life-threatening blood clots, including deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism,…