Lourdes Anticoagulation Clinic offers improved patient convenience and a streamlined program in an effort to provide you with the best management of your oral anticoagulation therapy. The benefits of anticoagulation therapy are proven, however, there are risks associated with this therapy. As a patient of this clinic, we will work together to minimize these risks.
The clinic is staffed by certified anticoagulation management therapy professionals who will provide you with comprehensive care and education. The clinic offers:
- An assessment with a certified nurse.
- Blood testing that can be done right in our office with immediate results.
- Further instructions, based on your immediate results, related to your dose of medicine and follow-up.
- Patient education about anticoagulation, possible interactions, possible complications, and side effects.
Many drugs can increase or decrease the effects of warfarin (Coumadin®), an anticoagulant used to reduce clots from forming in the blood, which can result in clots or bleeding. In addition, certain foods containing significant amounts of vitamin K may counteract the effects of warfarin. Our staff will work with you, your physician, and family members to review all medications you are taking, dietary habits and restrictions, and discuss any signs or symptoms of possible negative effects of the anticoagulation therapy. A complete report of each visit to the clinic is available to the referring physician.
Services are offered at several Lourdes locations for added patient convenience. Physician referral is required.
Primary Care Associates, 276 Robinson Street, Binghamton, NY
Our Binghamton location is open Monday & Thursday, 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Wednesday 7:30 AM - Noon.
Lourdes Vestal Anticoagulation Clinic, 3101 Shippers Road, Suite 100, Vestal, NY
By appointment only.
For more information, call 607-251-2413.