Journal Article

Improving transitions of care for patients on warfarin: the Safe Transitions Anticoagulation Report.

Dunn AS; Shetreat-Klein A; Berman J; Cho HJ; Stein L; Lewis C; Hamilton S; To S; Francaviglia P; Kannry J.

A formal hospital discharge transition report for patients taking warfarin was well received by outpatient physicians, but it did not appreciably affect processes of care measures or therapeutic efficacy. A postdischarge medication error involving warfarin was discussed in a previous AHRQ WebM&M commentary.