How a customized COPD care bundle is reducing readmissionsReducing readmissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an ongoing challenge for healthcare systems. Here’s how one is successful.
Four reasons COPD patients don’t receive the right treatmentsMany providers are overlooking important steps that can help guide proper COPD treatment and therefore, reduce admissions and readmissions.
Four COPD treatment changes to watchPending and recently approved treatment options for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease range from biologics to a triple-drug inhaler.
Link between nutrition and COPD: What health execs should knowSimple strategies can improve the nutritional well-being of COPD patients and help them maintain their weight.
Four therapeutic areas to watch in 2018
Four therapeutic areas to watch in 2018Prepare for major pipeline developments in diabetes, autoimmune disorders, oncology, and COPD.
COPD executive care team cuts readmission rate in halfThe COPD executive care team at Sanford Medical Center is leading to impressive results. Find out who is part of the team and how it works.
Stem cell therapy shows promise for COPD, but questions remainAutologous stem cell therapy may offer hope for patients with COPD. But some say caution is necessary.
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.