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Hospital visits for acute episodes of COPD fall after Joseph Brant Hospital educates patients, healthcare providers and the community
By early Oct. 2015 (only three months into the program), 80 percent of patients reported having a positive experience and better managed care.
INSPIRED program reduces readmissions among COPD patients at The Ottawa Hospital
The hospital was aware that its cost for treating COPD was higher than for any other chronic disease and was concerned that its 30-day readmission rate for COPD patients stood at 10 percent.

Home care team in Edmonton finds that providing COPD education and support for clients in the community is a marathon worth running

Of the teams in the collaborative, only AHS addressed the issue from the community level and focused on clients who often remain homebound due to their breathlessness.

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