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.
Anticoagulation UK is pleased to announce that applications are still being accepted for the prestigious Anticoagulation Achievement Awards! The original closing date of 1 June has now been extended to 15 June.
To keep up with current guidelines and best practice, The University of Warwick is providing a range of courses throughout 2018. These courses will provide practical and clinically-focused topics with the aim of improving patient treatments and quality of life.
Thrombosis is a growing global concern and Thrombosis UK are working hard to raise awareness of venous thromboembolism (VTE) through a national campaign called ‘Let’s Talk Clots’.
Anticoagulation therapy is well established, yet managing patients in this therapy can still be challenging. We consulted key opinion leaders on the anticoagulation and Atrial Fibrillation fields on how these challenges might be solved.
Our engage app was “Highly Commended” in the Best Healthcare App category at this year’s Building Better Healthcare Awards. The award winners were announced at an awards lunch on 1 November at The Brewery in London.
Our new Adapter Cap enables anticoagulation self-testing patients to send their INR results directly to their clinicians. The LumiraDx Adapter Cap clips on to Roche’s Coagucheck XS and connects it to mobile phones and tablets by converting the infrared output to a Bluetooth signal.