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

Clinical Pearls & FAQs

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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 National Conferences on Anticoagulation Therapy. Presentations will be available for limited time. Check back often for new presentations.

Rapid Fire: Top Articles You Need To Know
Tracy Minichiello, MD
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DOACs for Atrial Fibrillation, Why Are So Many AF Patients NOT On Anticoagulation
David Garcia, MD
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A Brief History of the World of Anticoagulation
Allison Burnett, PharmD, CACP, PhC
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