AMS nurses initiate and begin monitoring anticoagulation at hospital discharge, helping get patients to therapeutic range, and transitioning them into the long-term maintenance program.
Targets patients discharged from MGH who are prescribed warfarin. The vast majority of the patients are over 65.
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is a 907-bed, not-for-profit academic medical center located in the urban market of Boston, Massachusetts. Each year, the MGH admits approximately 45,000 inpatients and handles almost 1.5 million visits in its extensive outpatient programs at the main campus and at its four health centers. Massachusetts General Hospital is a Magnet-designated hospital.
Hospital-based outpatient clinic.