point of care testing
Impact of Point-of-Care Implementation in
Pharmacist-Run Anticoagulation Clinics
Within a Community-Owned Health System: A Two-Year Retrospective Analysis
Point-of-care INR testing was implemented in pharmacist-managed
anticoagulation clinics within a community-owned health system.
Compared outcomes of patients managed utilizing point-of-care-testing compared to standard venipuncture which was not analyzed onsite.
Increase in number of INRs in range after implementation
Observed decrease in
Decreased need for patient
follow-up visits due to immediate INR results
Estimated total cost savings
associated with point-of-care INR testing