Pendleside Medical Practice in Clitheroe has recently been able to offer a new kind of connected self-care to patients prescribed warfarin. Patients are able to test their own blood at home, and send their INR result directly to the practice via an app called engage.
NHS Cumbria CCG was spending a significant amount of time collecting and analysing quality and performance data from multiple practices. It was keen to find a more effective networked solution which had a positive impact on anticoagulation patient population outcomes as well as saving time and money.
INRstar provides location-specific webinars to help users make the most of their anticoagulation solutions. The webinars and training are designed around the needs of the organisation and INRstar can provide bespoke training to new INRstar users or refresher sessions for existing users.
Queen’s Hospital, part of Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospital NHS Trust, uses INRstar to manage warfarin and direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) clinic patients. The trust first implemented INRstar in February 2016 and is already demonstrating savings in time and expenditure.
The Haematology Service at Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Furness General improves Time in Therapeutic Range (TTR) levels with INRstar anticoagulation management solution. TTR levels for their anticoagulation (AC) patients have vastly improved since implementing INRstar across the service in 2014.
INRstar analytics was commissioned at Surrey Pathology Services in June 2015 to support the community based anticoagulation service of North West Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) across 14 treatment locations.
Westcliffe Medical Centre in Shipley is using advanced functionality from INRstar, to manage patients taking direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs). Under updated recommendations, NICE says that DOACs, should be offered where appropriate.
The Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust uses INRstar’s External Patient Lookup to search for, view and treat anticoagulation patients who are not normally managed by the Trust.
Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has worked in partnership with INRstar, to develop an award winning analytics tool to improve patient outcomes and improve commissioning efficiencies to support the Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) programme.