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Treatment of Blood Clots
Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD and Nicole Grasso-Correnti, RN, BSN

Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Vein Thrombosis

Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD and Ruth Morrison, RN, BSN, CVN

Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD and John Fanikos, RPh, MBA

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American Heart Association (AHA)

Non-profit agency
Mission: To build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Primary Focus: Cardiovascular healthcare professional and patient education, Advocacy, Research

American Society of Hematology (ASH)

Non-profit agency
Mission: To further the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, and the immunological, hemostatic and vascular systems, by promoting research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology.
Primary Focus: Hematology education and advocacy

American Thrombosis & Hemostasis Network (ATHN)

Non-profit agency
Mission: To reduce and provide stewardship of a secure national database, adherent to all privacy guidelines, which will be used to support clinical outcomes analysis, research, advocacy, and public health, reporting in the hemostasis and thrombosis community.
Primary Focus: Hemostasis and thrombosis data and analysis

The Anticoagulation Forum (ACF)

Non-profit agency
Mission: To promote coordinated management of oral anticoagulation through the model of anticoagulation clinics
Primary Focus: Patient care advocacy, Healthcare professional education


Non-profit agency
Mission: To help others improve lives by providing both patients and healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information and expert insight on optimal use of antithrombotic and anticoagulant therapy. In achieving this end, ClotCare seeks to be the premier source to which patients and clinicians turn to get information on these therapies used to prevent and/or treat unwanted blood clots that cause heart attacks, strokes, and other potentially catastrophic events.
Primary Focus: DVT Patient and Healthcare professional information and resources

Covidien: 1 in 1,000

Non-profit agency
Campaign Mission: To educate healthcare professionals and the public about the risks of VTE in pregnant women.
A place for facts and information about Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)

The Hemophilia & Thrombosis Research Society (HTRS)

Non-profit agency
Mission: To promote the care of persons with hemophilia and other bleeding or clotting disorders through collaborative research and postgraduate education. The Society was incorporated in 1994, and has grown to include a membership of clinicians, scientists, health care providers, and industry representatives whose focus is hemostasis and thrombosis. HTRS is dedicated to promoting implementation of clinical research that will improve the care of persons affected with disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis, in particular those persons with hemophilia. The HTRS is especially interested in supporting the development of the next generation of clinicians dedicated to this field.
Primary Focus: Hemophilia and Thrombosis Physician Education

National Blood Clot Alliance

Non-profit agency
Mission: To prevent, diagnose and treat thrombosis and thrombophilia through research, education, support and advocacy.
Primary Focus: DVT patient support and education

Quebec Society of Vascular Sciences (QSVS)

Non-profit agency (Website in French)
Mission: To create a multidisciplinary forum in order to optimize vascular disease management.
Primary Focus: Physicians, Researchers, Professionals, and Groups Whose Profession, Occupation, or Mission is related to vascular sciences

Vascular Disease Foundation (VDF)

Non-profit agency
Mission: To reduce death and disability from vascular diseases and improve vascular health
Primary Focus: Vascular disease public awareness, Healthcare professional education, Patient education and support

Venous Disease Coalition (VDC)

Non-profit agency
Mission: To promote efforts to improve the survival rates and quality of life for individuals with, or at risk for, venous disease.
Primary Focus: Vascular disease public awareness, Healthcare professional education, Patient education and support

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