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Patients on warfarin may be managed in one or more of the following 3 methods: (1) with usual care, provided by the patient's personal physician; (2) by anticoagulation management services (AMSs), specialized programs overseen by physicians, pharmacists, and/or nurses; or (3) by self-testing/self-management, with the help of point-of-care devices that allow patients to monitor their own INR levels and adjust their anticoagulation dose, within certain limits, in consultation with a clinician.
In addition to its benefits as a decision support tool, Calgary's electronic chronic disease management system will be one of the first in the world to facilitate the cross-continuum sharing of common minimum data sets for chronic conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol problems and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and anticoagulation management services.