Intrepid offers a DVT Management Program that is dedicated to improving quality of life. Our physician-led management team implements the patient’s individualized plan of care. The Intrepid DVT Management Program provides industry-leading patient care and education for effective management of the disease.

Patient Treatment Goals

  • Understand DVT and the potential complications and associated risk factors
  • Identify symptoms and complications to report immediately
  • Understand the purpose and use of anticoagulation therapy and demonstrate ability to comply
  • If applicable, demonstrate proper subcutaneous injection procedure
  • When necessary, understand the reason for wearing compression stockings and demonstrate proper use
  • Follow needed lifestyle modifications
  • Demonstrate proper use of DVT Journal

Physician Benefits

  • Increased monitoring of your patients to assure compliance with medication and other treatment goals
  • Quick results from PT/INRs performed in the patient’s home allowing for immediate adjustments to Coumadin therapy
  • Constant communication with your office that will allow for more detailed care planning
  • More extensive patient education to help ensure that your care plan is being executed accurately at all times
  • Reliance on Intrepid’s staff for home care to alleviate the strain on your resources
  • An approach to care that is built around positive outcomes and is based on thoroughness and attention to detail

Patient Benefits

  • Knowledgeable staff who will train the patient how to implement preventative measures and use medication accurately
  • Comprehensive Patient/Caregiver Teaching Guides to help the patient understand DVT and how to effectively treat it
  • Agency’s ability to perform PT/INRs in the patient’s home
  • Avoidance of excessive discomfort, emergency room visits, and hospitalizations
  • Concentration on returning the patient to normal, everyday functionality
  • Availability of around-the-clock assistance

Peace of Mind

  • Intrepid’s “Best Practices” clinical pathways
  • Extensive and multi-faceted patient education process
  • The advantage of home care expertise delivered in a manner that is adaptable in order to enhance and solidify your own approach

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