Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Improve results & cost savings

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) makes it difficult for patients to breathe easily. Exacerbation of COPD including worsening emphysema and chronic bronchitis (two main types of COPD) can be costly and have grave outcomes for patients. Our solution helps support clinicians to manage COPD patient populations by providing analytics around preventative care and treatment of COPD.

COPD Benefits

  • Cost Management based on lab orders

  • Combined reporting of Acute and Ambulatory to manage the COPD

  • Clinical Analytics not constrained by Service lines or Departments for better Population and Disease Management

  • Ambulatory (Preventative Care Management) Metrics

    • Spirometry testing performed annually.

    • Short term and long term bronchodilators medication management.

    • Access to pulmonary specialists

    • Timely appointments to address COPD management with PCP’s and Pulmonologist.

  • Exasperated COPD in Acute inpatient

    • Spirometry performed.

    • Inhaled Bronchodilators and Steroid medication management.

    • Chest X-ray performed upon admission and routine Xrays performed.

    • Routine Blood Gases to monitor oxygenation levels.

    • Routine Blood Chemistry monitoring.

    • Monitor for over-utilization of labs.

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) also includes outcomes for Exacerbated conditions

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