Home INR Monitoring
Optimize your anticoagulation program with Alere Home INR Monitoring.
Alere provides clinically sound solutions for you and your patients. An estimated 3-4 million Americans receive anticoagulation therapy and that number continues to grow. Warfarin (often sold under the brand name COUMADIN®) requires regular INR monitoring. Home INR Monitoring is clinically proven to increase time in therapeutic range, improve efficiency for your practice.1
1. Burgwinkle, P. 2014. Follow the protocol: Teaching patients to self-test. Nursing, vol. 44, (3), 20-22.
The time to expand your Home INR Monitoring program is now.
Alere provides everything needed to support your practice’s high quality approach to anticoagulation management. Our industry leading program of connected services help healthcare professionals like you provide the highest quality anticoagulation management.
Home INR Monitoring Program Overview
The Alere™ Home INR Monitoring program supports in-home INR testing, proven to be the standard of care for monitoring warfarin with a complete suite of product, service, and technology.
Alere offers you the best support for all your anticoagulation management needs. We provide the resources required for you to develop a successful Home INR Monitoring program, including:
- Convenient enrollment
- Specific guidance for
- Insurance verification
- Billing support
- Customer service support
- Patient education
- Secure results reporting
- Clinical summary reporting
- Risk management services
- Regular reporting on clinic program enrollment, barriers and outcomes
Clinical Benefits of Patient INR Self-Testing
Home INR Monitoring provides clinically relevant INR tests between routine clinician visits, providing a higher level of INR control and quality of care for your patients. Increased testing frequency results in fewer INR amplitudes which are commonly associated with and increased risk of adverse events.
Support with Greater Compliance
Alere will work with you to customize an approach for implementing the Home INR Monitoring program to meet the needs of your practice. Our services ensure patients become successful long-term home testers including Face-2-Face® training, patient support services and education, compliance program with patient reminders, service protocols, ongoing business/patient reports and data management solutions.
The Joint Commission Accreditation
We are proud to announce that Alere Home Monitoring, Inc. has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in home care. The accreditation award recognizes our dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s high standards.
A Joint Commission expert surveyor evaluated Alere in a rigorous unannounced on-site survey in August 2012, to determine compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of patients, including infection prevention and control, leadership, and medication management.
Learn more about The Joint Commission accreditation.
INR Visibility + Tighter Control = Patient Safety
Alere is a leading provider of anticoagulation testing devices, home monitoring services and data management applications. Find out how we can help you improve clinical outcomes, office efficiencies, and reduce risk.