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by Divine Triplett, WISHTV More than 1,700 Hoosiers are living with Sickle Cell Disease, a rare blood disorder. In SCD, red blood cells become hard, sticky, and C-shaped, which can block blood flow. This can lead to organ damage, serious infections, or even stroke. SCD is most common among African American, Hispanic/Latino, South Asian, and […]

Introducing Innovative Hematology

In the interest of making all our patients feel welcome, Drs. Amy Shapiro and Anne Greist are proud to share the news of the creation of IHTC’s new parent organization, Innovative Hematology.

Ascension Health Sickle Cell Patient Message

You may have seen in the news that Ascension hospitals have suffered a cyber attack. In order for you to be able to receive the best care for your sickle cell disease, we are asking that if time allows, please call IHTC prior to presenting to the emergency department...

Ascension Health Patient Message

Dear Patients, As you may be aware, a cyber-attack that has impacted Ascension facilities, including the 86th Street location and other associated sites across the region and state. We are not affected by this incident but are providing guidance as many of our...

Important News from Drs. Amy Shapiro and Anne Greist

You’ve known us as the IHTC—the Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center. Since our founding in 1998, we’ve grown in every way possible. Today, the IHTC is one of the largest hemophilia treatment centers in the U.S. by number of patients served, size of staff, and number of programs and services.

March is Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month

By: Divine Triplett The Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center stands as the state’s sole federally recognized facility dedicated to addressing hemophilia and thrombosis. Operating as a nonprofit entity in Indianapolis, it extends its services to patients across...

Kokomo Boy Diagnosed with Hemophilia

By: Fox59 WATCH: Griffin was diagnosed with hemophilia shortly after his birth. Learn what Dr. Charles Nakar, IHTC pediatric hematologist, Griffin, and his father have to share about the diagnosis process and living with hemophilia.