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

Clinical Pearls & FAQs


Evidence-based answers to your challenging clinical questions & FAQs about the ACE assessment.

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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.

For more information visit acforum.org.

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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