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SVM’s DVT Website Takes Bronze

The Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Toolkit, SVM’s web-based resource for medical practices and patients, has been recognized with a Bronze Award in the Web-Based Digital Health category from the 2017 Spring Digital Health AwardsSM

A panel of 34 experts in digital health media served as judges and selected gold, silver, bronze and merit winners from nearly 500 entries submitted in 80 categories.

"It is a well-deserved recognition of SVM members and staff who have created this exciting project," noted SVM President Heather R. Gornik, MD, FSVM. "The DVT toolkit is a unique resource that provides both patients and health care providers across all specialties with information to customize outpatient DVT treatment."

SVM developed this toolkit of information for medical offices – especially primary care offices – and for patients who want to learn more about DVT. These tools can help customize a plan to fit an individual practice and form the basis for an outpatient DVT treatment pathway or guideline.

The Deep Vein Thrombosis Toolkit was made possible in part with a grant from Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.

The Digital Health AwardsSM honor the world's best digital health resources and are organized by the Health Information Resource CenterSM (HIRC), a national clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields. View the other Spring 2017 Winners.

The Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM) is a professional organization founded in 1989 to improve the integration of vascular biological advances into medical practice, and to maintain high standards of clinical vascular medicine. The Society is distinguished by its emphasis on clinical approaches to vascular disorders.

For more information, contact SVM Executive Director Leslie Monahan at lmonahan@vascularmed.org.

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