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A Rural Hospital Guide to Improving Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Description
A guide for rural hospital leaders, Rural Health Clinics, and their partners to help them understand rural chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) services and adopt best practices for COPD diagnosis, treatment, and long-term care. Addresses rural COPD prevalence and services, clinical diagnosis and treatment, service models, care management, technologies, and community support services. Includes considerations for implementing a pulmonary rehab program, roles and staffing needed, and basic billing and coding.
Date
08/2019
Type
Document
Organization
National Rural Health Resource Center
Tagged as
Chronic disease management · Chronic respiratory conditions · Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare business and finance · Rural Health Clinics · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Telehealth