Register Now For CDC March 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, March 16, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm Eastern. This talk – Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism: The Johns Hopkins Collaborative Experience – is being presented by NBCA’s…

Connect With NBCA In 2017 | January e-Newsletter

With 2017 well underway, NBCA extends its wishes to you for a happy, healthy, and productive New Year. We look forward to a year of new projects and programs. With this January issue, we are excited to reveal our new monthly e-Newsletter format, which was designed with you in mind. It is our hope that…

Introducing A Patient’s Guide to INR Self-Testing

Millions of people today are prescribed warfarin, and, despite the recent introduction of new oral anticoagulant medications, millions of people will continue to depend on warfarin for many years to come. If you are taking warfarin to treat or prevent blood clots, you know the importance of regular INR testing to ensure your dosage is correct….

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…