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  • Mercy Health Saint Marys Anticoagulation Management Service
    MI, Grand Rapids
  • VA Loma Linda Healthcare System Anticoagulation Service
    CA, Loma Linda
  • Annie Kontos, DO
    IA, Waterloo
  • The James Anticoagulation Management Service at The Ohio State University
    OH, Columbus
  • SUMMA Anticoagulation Management Service
    OH, Akron
  • Skyline Ogden Clinic
    UT, Ogden
  • St. Ritas Medical Center Anticoagulation Clinic
    OH, Lima
  • Minneapolis Heart Institute Anticoagulation Clinic
    MN, Minneapolis
  • Integris Southwest Medical Center Anticoagulation Clinic
    OK, Oklahoma City
  • Cigna Medical Group Anticoagulation Management Services
    AZ, Sun City
  • Stern Cardiovascular Foundation
    TN, Germantown
  • Lakes Region General Hospital Anticoagulation
    NH, Laconia
  • El Reno Indian Health Center Pharmacy
    OK, El Reno
  • Anticoagulation Department/Pharmacy VAMC
    OH, Cleveland
  • Cardiology Associates of Schenectady
    NY, Schenectady
  • Medication Management Services at St. Vincent
    IN, Indianapolis
  • Mission Health
    NC, Asheville
  • VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System Pharmacy Anticoagulation
    NV, Reno
  • Multicare Gig Harbor Anticoagulation Clinic
    WA, Gig Harbor
  • Infusion Center and Interim Care Unit at Lee Memorial Hospital
    FL, Fort Myers
  • Tuality Anticoagulation Clinic
    OR, Hillsboro
  • Carroll Hospital Center Anticoagulation Clinic
    MD, Westminster
  • UC Irvine Medical Center Anticoagulation Clinic
    CA, Orange
  • Salt Lake City VAMC
    UT, Salt Lake City
  • Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Anticoagulation Program
    MA, Burlington
  • Penn State Hershey Medical Center Anticoagulation Clinic
    PA, Hershey
  • WVUH Anticoagulation Clinic
    WV, Morgantown
  • Rockwood Clinic, PS
    WA, Spokane
  • Clinton Indian Health Center Pharmacy
    OK, Clinton
  • Providence Holy Family Anticoagulation Clinic
    WA, Spokane
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    PA, Danville
  • The Mount Nittany Medical Center Anticoagulation Clinic Lance and Ellen Shaner Cancer Pavillion
    PA, State College
  • Huntington Hospital In-Patient Pharmacy
    CA, Pasadena
  • Rex Hospital Pharmaceutical Care Clinic
    NC, Raleigh
  • Ochsner Hospital Anticoagulation Clinic
    LA, New Orleans
  • Presbyterian Healthcare Services
    NM, Albuquerque
  • Providence Sacred Heart Anticoagulation Clinic
    WA, Spokane
  • College Park Family Care Center Anticoagulation Clinic
    KS, Overland Park
  • Northern Navajo Medical Center Anticoagulation Clinic
    NM, Shiprock
  • Indian River Medical Center
    FL, Vero Beach
  • OHSU Anticoagulation Clinic
    OR, Portland
  • Mercer Bucks Cardiology
    PA, Newtown
  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital AMSAnticoagulation Ce
    OH, Columbus
  • EVANS Army Community Hospital
    CO, Ft. Carson
  • Multicare Allenmore Anticoagulation Clinic
    WA, Tacoma
  • Fairview Hiawatha Clinic
    MN, Minneapolis
  • University of Washington Medical Center Anticoagulation Services, Department of Pharmacy
    WA, Seattle
  • Park Nicollet Anticoagulation Clinic
    MN, St. Louis Park
  • HFHS Ambulatory Anticoagulation Service
    MI, Novi
  • University of Utah Health Care
    UT, Salt Lake City
  • MultiCare Good Samaritan Anticoagulation Clinic
    WA, Puyallup
  • Mercy West Hospital Anticoagulation Clinic
    OH, Cincinnati
  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital Anticoagulation Services- Heart and Vascular Services
    FL, Sarasota
  • MGH Anticoagulation Management Service
    MA, Boston
  • University of New Mexico Anticoagulation Center
    NM, Albuquerque
  • University of Michigan Anticoagulation Service
    MI, Ann Arbor
  • Sanford Anticoagulation Clinic
    ND, Fargo
  • SIUH/Northwell Health
    NY, Staten Island
  • Physicians Regional Medical Group Anticoagulation Clinic
    FL, Naples
  • Trinity Medical Center Pharmacy
    OH, Steubenville
  • Franciscan St Margaret Health Anticoagulation Clinic
    IN, DYER
  • Kaiser Permanente - Colorado Anticoagulation Service
    CO, Aurora
  • New Mexico Heart Institute - Anticoagulation Clinic
    NM, Alburquerque
  • Deaconess Hospital Anticoagulation Clinic
    IN, Evansville
  • Ferrell Duncan Cardiology Coumadin Clinic
    MO, Springfield
  • Lahey Outpaient Center, Danvers Anticoagulation Management Services
    MA, Danvers
  • Confluence Health Anticoagulation Service
    WA, Wenatchee
  • Banner Baywood Medication Management Clinic
    AZ, Mesa
  • Franciscan St Margaret Health Anticoagulation Clinic
    IN, Hammond
  • Concepts of Care Home Health
    LA, Lafayette
  • UTHCT - IMC Coagulation Clinic
    TX, Tyler
  • Bassett Medical Center Anticoagulation Management Service
    NY, Cooperstown
  • Integris Baptist Medical Center Anticoagulation Clinic
    OK, Oklahoma City
  • Swedish American Health System Anticoagulation Clinic
    IL, Rockford
  • Claremore Indian Hospital Pharmacy
    OK, Claremore
  • Brigham & Womens Anticoagulation Management Service
    MA, Boston
  • Huntington Hospital Medication Therapy Management Clinic
    CA, Pasadena
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center Anticoagulation Clinic
    CA, San Francisco
  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center University Hospital East Anticoagulation Management
    OH, Columbus
  • Indian River Medical Center
    FL, Vero Beach
  • MultiCare Auburn Medical Center Anticoagulation Clinic
    WA, Auburn
  • St. Josephs/Candlers Center for Medication Management
    GA, Savannah
  • Cherokee Nation Three Rivers Health Center Pharmacy
    OK, Muskogee
  • Mercer Bucks Cardiology
    NJ, Lawrenceville
  • Chief Andrew Isaac Pharmacy Anticoagulation Clinic
    AK, Fairbanks
  • Hartford Healthcare Anticoagulation Clinic
    CT, Norwich
  • Zuni Comprehensive Community Health Center
    NM, Zuni
  • University of Wisconsin Health Anticoagulation Clinic
    WI, Madison
  • Mayo Clinic Arizona Outpatient Anticoagulation Clinic Services
    AZ, Scottsdale
  • Hallmark Health System Anticoagulation Management Service
    MA, Stoneham
  • Betty Winter Anticoagulation Management Center At Emerson Hospital
    MA, Concord
  • Dana Farber Anticoagulation Management Service
    MA, Boston
  • Multicare Tacoma Family Medicine Anticoagulation Clinic
    WA, Tacoma

Examples of Excellence

UMass Memorial Anticoagulation Service Patient Self Testing Program
Worcester, MA

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Welcome to Anticoagulation Centers of Excellence

The Anticoagulation Centers of Excellence program was created in 2012 to help healthcare professionals provide the highest level of care and achieve the best possible outcomes for their patients on antithrombotic medications. Through access to evidence-based guidelines and constantly researched and updated best practices, tools and information, healthcare professionals will be able to improve outcomes through active participation in their patients' care. The Anticoagulation Centers of Excellence program offers a roadmap to achieving consistent, sustainable excellence in patient care.

There are two essential components to the Centers of Excellence program - an assessment tool to determine if your anticoagulation service is operating at the highest level, with recommendations and resources provided for specific areas that can be improved; and a comprehensive, searchable resource center that provides the guidelines and tools to improve towards excellence.

This Centers of Excellence program was created by the Anticoagulation Forum, the leading organization of healthcare professionals working to improve the quality of care for patients taking antithrombotic medications. More than 30 anticoagulation physicians, pharmacists, and nurse experts have worked together to create this resource. There is no cost to participate in this program.

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About AC Forum

Anticoagulation Centers of Excellence is a program of the Anticoagulation Forum. The Anticoagulation Forum is a multidisciplinary nonprofit organization of health care professionals that works to improve the quality of care for patients taking antithrombotic medications. The AC Forum works to minimize the risk and maximize the benefit of strategies used for the prevention and treatment of thromboembolic disease by providing education and networking opportunities for health care professionals, promoting the clinical application of evidence-based practices, facilitating research aimed at improving health outcomes, and informing healthcare policy, regulatory agencies, and industry about best practices. Founded in 1991 by Jack Ansell, MD, the organization has grown to over 6,000 members representing over 2,000 anticoagulation clinics throughout the world. Currently led by President Mark Crowther, MD, the AC Forum continues to be an important source of information and education for its expanding membership.

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ACE Videos

Select Presentations from our 13th National Conference on Anticoagulation Therapy, Washington, DC, April 2015. Presentations will be available for limited time. Check back often for new presentations.

Debate - Pro: Role of Thrombophilia Testing
Stephan Moll, MD

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Debate - Con: Role of Thrombophilia Testing
Scott Stevens, MD

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Aspirin for Prevention of VTE Recurrence
Mark Crowther, MD, MSc, FRCPC

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Demo Webinar

Please view the webinar below for a demonstration of this website's resources and features.

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