COPD

How to improve care, hit quality metrics for COPD patientsIn the age of value-based care, helping patients manage this chronic condition becomes more important than ever
‘Encouraging’ COPD drug pipeline could ease symptoms, address root causesAlbert A. Rizzo, MD, senior medical advisor for the American Lung Association, says the increasing number of drugs in the pipeline could improve airflow address the underlying disease process.
COPD patient education needs, challenges: What health execs should knowEducation is a significant element of comprehensive care for COPD patients. In this Q&A, one expert shares her recommendations.
Top factors that predict 30-day COPD readmissionsRecent study findings reveal which patients are more likely to be readmitted for COPD problems, and which readmission reduction strategies might work best.
COPD one of ‘most important’ diagnoses to manage in ACOsTo succeed as a Next Generation ACO, Indiana University Health system is changing its COPD care management approach.
Do antidepressants take more lives than they save?An eye-opening Canadian study has surprising findings about the risk of death and antidepressants.
Top solutions to lower drug pricesPBMs partnering with pharmacies and drug makers may have a solution to nonadherence due to high pharma costs.
How to target high-risk populations with behavioral healthHere are four of the top benefits of incorporating behavioral health management into care management plans for members with chronic conditions.
What providers need to do to improve chronic care
What providers need to do to improve chronic careA West survey finds that an overwhelming number of chronic care patients say they need help managing their disease.
Four ways tech improves chronic disease management
Four ways tech improves chronic disease managementFinding technology solutions to diagnose and manage chronic conditions is critical to the future of healthcare.