Delivering Integrated Care Management
The IHTC pharmacy and healthcare professionals interact on a daily basis at our center to maximize coordination and quality of care. Our pharmacists and physicians are on call and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The IHTC pharmacy and healthcare professionals effectively coordinate ongoing care by proactively communicating with our patients to manage clotting factor needs, therapy compliance, and bleeding episodes.
What Can the IHTC Do for You?
- The IHTC’s anticoagulation clinic uses a multidisciplinary comprehensive approach to treating patients on anticoagulation therapy. Patients commonly are seen every 6 months by the anticoagulation clinic staff. The clinic is led by physician assistants experienced in the treatment of clotting disorders, with board-certified hematologists available for additional consultation. In addition, the IHTC’s physical therapist, registered dietitian, genetic counselor, and social worker provide support services on an as-needed basis. See our Meet the Staff page to read about how these healthcare professionals help providers and their patients who require anticoagulation therapy. The IHTC’s anticoagulation clinic is held weekly. For more information about the clinic, contact the IHTC at 317-871-0000 or toll free at 1-877-CLOTTER.
- The IHTC provides genetic counseling services for individuals with clotting disorders and their families. To contact our genetic counselor, please call the IHTC at 317-871-0000.
- The IHTC’s registered dietitian provides information and advice on diet-related issues that affect anticoagulant medications, particularly warfarin (Coumadin®). Visit the IHTC website for useful nutritional information, important dietary tips, and educational resources for providers who have patients on anticoagulant therapies.
- Visit the IHTC’s Resources webpage and our Reading Room for useful educational websites and brochures on clotting disorders that you can provide to your patients. The Resources page also provides links to educational presentations for clinicians.