These six medical conditions often accompany COPD, and providers should heed them as warning signs.
COPD Health Management
Progress in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is stymied by many factors. Here are the most problematic.
COPD specialists have found that in-hospital and prompt post-discharge efforts can lessen costs—and the likelihood of hospital readmission. Here are three successful strategies.
COPD strikes 6.4% of Americans. While smoking is a big contributor, these seven other risk factors deserve more attention.
Healthcare organizations should focus on these things to improve health management of COPD patients and reduce costs.
A new program shows promise for improving patient medication adherence. Find out how it works.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affects women differently than men. Here are some of the biggest variations.
There are a host of causes for a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to be hospitalized, ranging from pneumonia to infection.
Reducing readmissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an ongoing challenge for healthcare systems. Here’s how one is successful.
Many providers are overlooking important steps that can help guide proper COPD treatment and therefore, reduce admissions and readmissions.