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Anticoagulation Therapy Toolkit

Managing Anticoagulation Therapy

High severity and high dollar describes the claims history at Curi when warfarin (Coumadin®) is involved. Claims are generally related to the mismanagement of the anticoagulant drug. The majority of cases involve the failure to monitor patients appropriately.

Anticoagulant drugs are high-risk medications that can lead to severe and possibly life-threatening bleeding or clotting when there is insufficient monitoring or errors in dosing.

To help our members decrease the risk associated with anticoagulant management, Curi has designed this instructional toolkit. It contains basic information to help your practice start an anticoagulant management program and includes forms, logs, step-by-step instructions, and…

Curi’s risk mitigation resources and guidance are offered for educational and informational purposes only. This information is not medical or legal advice, does not replace independent professional judgment, does not constitute an endorsement of any kind, should not be deemed authoritative, and does not establish a standard of care in clinical settings or in courts of law. If you need legal advice, you should consult your independent/corporate counsel. We have found that using risk mitigation efforts can reduce malpractice risk; however, we do not make any guarantees that following these risk recommendations will prevent a complaint, claim, or suit from occurring, or mitigate the outcome(s) associated with any of them.