Celebrating success in anticoagulation care and management, the awards were first launched in 2017, to recognise teams and individuals across secondary, primary and community services who can demonstrate innovation and excellence in delivering anticoagulation services, resources or individual leadership.
We have recently been awarded the Microsoft Gold Partnership in Application Development. The gold partnership is awarded to organisations that show a strong commitment from the organisation to our product and staff supporting it.
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.
There have been many reports recently about how technology is enabling or will enable patients to both monitor and be proactive in overseeing their own healthcare. This is an area I am really interested in, and I am very much of the opinion that if you can check so much about your life on your smartphone or device why can’t you check your own health?
The number of people with complex health and care needs is rising. Around 1.9 million people in England already have three or more health conditions and by 2018 this is expected to increase to 2.9 million.
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.