Alex C. Spyropoulos, MD, a professor of medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, and professor at the Institute of Health Innovations & Outcomes Research at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, talks about some of the latest interesting developments in the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE). Dr. Spyropoulos is also the Director of Anticoagulation and Clinical Thrombosis Services at Northwell Health. This is Part 1 of a two-part conversation.