Voyage Healthcare’s Anticoagulation Clinic offers dedicated monitoring services for patients taking Warfarin (Coumadin), a medication commonly referred to as a “blood thinner.”  Voyage Healthcare’s caring team of experienced nurses will assess each patient’s anticoagulation status and associated risk factors to develop a personalized treatment plan.  We will work closely with the patient and our healthcare team to keep our patients safe and ensure the medication is working as it should.

Anticoagulation therapy is commonly used to prevent harmful blood clots from forming in patients with a history of:

  • Atrial fibrillation, or other heart rhythm disorders
  • Mechanical heart valves
  • Blood clots or DVT
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Stroke

Routine blood tests are an essential component of warfarin use.  These quick tests allow our healthcare team to measure the blood’s clotting ability by monitoring the INR level (International Normalized Ratio) on a regular basis.  Patients should expect to be seen in our Anticoagulation Clinic at least once a month.  More frequent visits may be necessary depending on changes to the patients’ health status, medications, or lifestyle.  

Patients can expect a personalized treatment plan at each visit, which may include:

  • One-on-one consultation with an experienced registered nurse
  • Review of medications to screen for potential drug interactions
  • A rapid test result (via fingerstick)
  • Warfarin dose adjustments, as needed
  • Education and support to reduce the occurrence of bleeding-related complications
  • Dietary counseling to prevent food interactions
  • Bridging therapy required for surgical procedures
  • Scheduling the next visit before leaving the office

Anticoagulation Clinic Appointment and Contact Information:

New and Current ACC patients: To schedule an appointment, answer questions regarding Warfarin or to report any changes or upcoming procedures, please contact the ACC department at:

Anticoagulation Nurse Line:  763-587-7856, Open 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Anticoagulation Clinic Fax:  763-587-7288

General Appointment Line: (763) 587-7999, Open 7:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday and Saturdays 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Anticoagulation Clinic services are provided at the following offices:

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