Anticoagulation Services

Ridgeview’s Anticoagulation Clinic provides anticoagulation dosing and monitoring for inpatients of Ridgeview Medical Center, Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center through the Ridgeview and Ridgeview Sibley Clinic system.

Anticoagulation services are provided in consultation with Ridgeview pharmacists as needed. The clinic provides anticoagulation drug information and education to patients, medical and nursing staff, and other members of the health care team to ensure safe and appropriate use of anticoagulants.

The Anticoagulation Clinic is accepting new patients; however, a physician referral is required.

Services provided

  • Evaluation of health history, current medications and diet
  • Patient education about anticoagulation and individual treatment plans
  • Nutrition and lifestyle recommendations
  • Lab monitoring and adjustment of medication as appropriate
  • Ongoing evaluation of changes in diet, medications or other changes that could affect your therapy
  • Review of patient adherence and interventions
  • 24/7 clinical support to answer patient questions

Medications managed

  • Warfarin (Coumadin)
  • Enoxaparin (Lovenox)
  • Apixaban (Eliquis)
  • Rivaroxaban (Xarelto)
  • Dibigatran (Pradaxa)

How Ridgeview’s program works

Ridgeview’s program is built around our patients and can be accessed one of two ways:

  • Anticoagulation Clinic visit with a nurse at a Ridgeview clinics
  • Telephone-based outreach and consultation

This gives patients convenient options to help ensure a successful and safe therapy. Ridgeview uses standardized, evidence-based protocols, provides rigorous monitoring and follow-up from our staff. Home monitoring is also available for patients that qualify.