The Power of Your Choice
Your choice of the IHTC Pharmacy Program directly supports your IHTC team and patient services, and activities provided to the hemophilia community. The IHTC Pharmacy Program provides savings to you and your health insurance plan.
Every patient has the right to choose their clotting factor pharmacy provider. The IHTC supports your right of choice and will assist you in making an informed decision.
National Blood Clot Alliance This leading patient advocacy and education organization provides information for individuals with clotting disorders, their families, and their healthcare providers.
Anticoagulation Forum Educational website for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers who work in the field of clotting disorders.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website provides information for patients and healthcare professionals about the risk factors for clots.
You can download the following:
- Video “Staying Active and Healthy with Blood Thinners” (en español)
- Booklet —“Blood Thinner Pills: Your Guide to Using Them Safely” (en español: “Pastillas que diluyen la sangre: Guía para su uso seguro”)
Office of the Surgeon General
This website contains several links to information on deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. The site also contains useful information for healthcare professionals, including presentations from the Surgeon General’s Workshop on Deep Vein Thrombosis.
National Hemophilia Foundation’s Rare Bleeding and Clotting Disorders Resource Center
A subcommittee appointed by the Medical and Scientific Advisory Council (MASAC) of the National Hemophilia Foundation created a special issue of the journal Haemophilia on the topic of rare bleeding and clotting disorders (Haemophilia. Rare Bleeding and Clotting Disorders (special journal issue). 2008;14(6):1151-1280). The purpose of the special issue was to provide easily accessible information on rare bleeding and clotting disorders for patients and their caregivers. This collection of review articles serves as a first-line resource to care providers throughout the world. To access the articles on protein C deficiency, protein S deficiency, inherited antithrombin deficiency, and plasminogen deficiency, click here.