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Join the NBCA Women’s Health Week 2016 Thunderclap

A Movement to Raise Awareness about Women and Blood Clot Risks Join the movement during Women’s Health Week May 8-14, 2016, and stand with the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) as we share life-saving information about the important choices women make throughout their lives that increase their risk for dangerous blood clots. These choices are…

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Book Proceeds Benefit NBCA

From Physician to Patient and Back Again, the story of a professional and personal journey with pulmonary embolism (PE). Michael D. Helzner, DO, is no stranger to pulmonary embolism. As a long time family practitioner in Philadelphia, he treated patients who suffered blood clots, and he has his own personal experience with PE. In his…

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Race Car Ready: Blood Clot Awareness Month

March is Blood Clot Awareness Month and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., has teamed up with Brian Vickers and the Auto Club Speedway to encourage fans to learn the risks, signs and symptoms of blood clots, and treatment. The TreatMyClot.com 300 race takes place on Saturday, March 19. Janssen will also make a charitable donation to the…

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Blood Clot Awareness Month 2016

March is Blood Clot Awareness Month, an observance conceived in a bipartisan manner through the sponsorship efforts of Congresswomen Lois Capps (D-CA) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), each of whom experienced the tragedy of blood clots through loved ones. Rep. Capps’ husband, former Rep. Walter Capps, died prematurely of a PE in 2006, as did…

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CDC Webinar: March 3, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Blood Disorders (DBD), held a webinar on Thursday, March 3, 2016, entitled Assessing the Risk for Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) in Hospitalized Medical Patients. The guest speaker was Alex C. Spyropoulos, MD, Professor of Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. In the archived webinar video below,…

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THSNA Summit 2016 – Register Now

Join us at THSNA Summit 2016 April 14-16 (Pre-Conferences April 14) Chicago, IL       3rd Annual Summit of the Thrombosis & Hemostasis Societies of North America April 14-16, 2016 | Chicago, IL The Thrombosis and Hemostasis Societies of North America (THSNA) will hold its 3rd comprehensive scientific meeting dedicated to thrombosis and hemostasis…

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New Comprehensive Clinical Guidance in VTE

New detailed consensus guidance from 58 leading experts on treating Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) appears in this month’s Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis and is being made available free, online as open source material. The Anticoagulation Forum initiated this comprehensive guidance project to inform a wide range of healthcare providers about treatments for this life threatening condition and provide easily accessible information about therapies that can…

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Medication Safety Campaign Call

Join Jack Ansell, MD, MACP, a member of NBCA’s Medical & Scientific Advisory Board, and NBCA CEO Randy Fenninger, during the upcoming Medication Safety Campaign Call being hosted by the Quality Innovation Network National Coordinating Center (QIN NCC). The event is taking place Tuesday, January 26, 2016, from 3:00-4:00 pm Eastern, and will address the question: Is patient self-management a key…

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A Renewed Commitment to You | Dec e-Newsletter

Just as the passing of winter promises the coming arrival of spring, the Winter Solstice promises renewal of commitment and hope for the year ahead. With the coming of this year’s Solstice, which falls on December 22, the National Blood Clot Alliance is renewing its commitment to you and the community of individuals affected by blood…