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Hemophilia/Bleeding Disorders

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(866) 737-6707

 

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National Hemophilia Foundation

Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation

 

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Hemophilia

The UW Hospital and Clinics Comprehensive Program for Bleeding Disorders is committed to providing comprehensive family-centered care for people with hemophilia and related bleeding disorders.
 
Our highly-trained specialists include hematologists, nurse specialists, social workers, physical therapists and geneticists. Together with the client, family and primary care provider, a plan for care is developed and implemented to meet the individual’s needs.
 
Specialists in orthopedics, dental care, gastroenterology, surgery and infectious diseases who are familiar with the needs of the hemophilia population are readily available for consultation and referrals.
 
Bleeding Disorders
Hemophilia/Bleeding Disorder Services
  • Diagnoses and therapeutic management of hemophilia A and B, von Willebrand disease and other bleeding disorders
  • Self-infusion training provided by dedicated nursing staff
  • Delivery of factor infusion products directly to clients' homes
  • Ongoing collaboration with local health care providers and specialists
  • Consultation and site visits to schools, clinics and community hospitals
  • Seminars for clients, families and staff
  • Assistance with applications for college scholarships
  • Psychosocial support and case management
  • Promotion of support group activities for individuals with bleeding disorders and their families
  • Collaboration with various insurance carriers to establish contracts and provide cost-efficient care
  • Client and family education
  • Coordination of insurance and other payment sources to help reduce clients’ out-of-pocket health care expenses
  • Assistance with referrals and applications to financial-assistance programs