COPD Support Program Cuts Hospitalizations

An outreach program for education, support and care preplanning in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) reduced hospitalizations and saved healthcare dollars, a Canadian pilot study showed. Emergency department visits dropped 62% and admissions fell 68% among individuals in the program, Graeme Rocker, DM, of the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia,Continue reading “COPD Support Program Cuts Hospitalizations”