Memorial Health March 19, 2018

Memorial Health’s outpatient anticoagulation clinic has passed the Anticoagulation Forum’s assessment test and has been designated as an “Anticoagulation Center of Excellence.” This illustrates the strong commitment of Memorial’s outpatient anticoagulation clinic to providing the highest level of care to patients taking antithrombotic medications.

“We are very proud to have passed the Anticoagulation Centers of Excellence assessment” said Mary C. Downing, M.D., medical director for Memorial’s outpatient anticoagulation clinic. “Our team is dedicated to actively participating in all aspects of our patients’ care since working together with our patients is the best way to improve health outcomes.”

The Anticoagulation Centers of Excellence program helps healthcare professionals provide the highest level of care and achieve the best possible outcomes for patients on antithrombotic medications. The program offers a roadmap to consistent, sustainable excellence in five key areas of patient care. Because it successfully met the rigorous standards in each patient care pillar, Memorial Health University Medical Center Outpatient Anticoagulation Clinic may be considered an Anticoagulation Center of Excellence for two years.

The Anticoagulation Forum is a multidisciplinary non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of care for patients taking antithrombotic medications. The AC Forum promotes the clinical application of evidence-based practices, and provides education and networking opportunities for healthcare professionals. To learn more about the program, visit www.excellence.acforum.org.

For more information, please call Memorial’s outpatient anticoagulation clinic at (912) 350-2681.