Foreword: Redefining

possibilities from
hospital to home

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) care is transforming. Let Philips help you discover the tools and strategies essential for reinventing your approach, to improve outcomes for your patients and institution.

Welcome to COPD insider! And we can’t stress the word insider enough. The wealth of information you’re about to discover here is being shared by frontline experts, to help elevate care to the highest levels demanded by today’s environment.

So, just what are we sharing at COPD insider?

Insider intel on the new care model

 

COPD care is in the midst of a turbulent sea of change. Technological advances are redefining therapy, home care, and the role of data. Changes in reimbursement have triggered ever-increasing pressures for efficiency, accountability, and value. 

 

All of these require a new care model—one that is leaner, more agile, and more focused on getting patients home and keeping them home. Here, you’ll find what you need to innovate and succeed.

Insider insights on redefining care

 

COPD insider gathers leading business and clinical minds in respiratory care. Let them share their vision and experience with you, which you can then share with your entire care team. 

 

From reducing readmissions, to increasing adherence, to creating an effective multidisciplinary team, you’ll find valuable tips and tools that you can begin implementing immediately.

Insider action plans

 

As a COPD care professional, you know that change is something that cannot be addressed passively. You need to aggressively position yourself to weather market forces and lead care forward. Because the first step to better helping our patients is to better help ourselves. We can help you take action now.

Here at COPD insider, you have access to:

Our full suite of exclusive strategic content—articles, videos, how-to guides, case studies, and more!

Leading insights 

and solutions for 

improving patient care.

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so you can be first to access new content!

Again, welcome to the new thinking in COPD—at COPD insider. We’re confident you’ll profit from what you find here! 

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Further reading

COPD insider

Identifying COPD patients: The first step to quality outcomes

 

Learn how to identify patients with COPD sooner by proactively focusing on additional risk factors, special populations, and more.

Insider guide: Building your COPD executive care team

 

This infographic details how to build your multidisciplinary executive care team and what contribution you can expect from each team member.

Insider 1-on-1: Case study—focus on quality and the benefits will follow

 

In this compelling case study, Becky Anderson, RRT, discusses how she reduced readmissions, improved adherence, and slashed costs simply by focusing on best practices.

Insider 1-on-1: The ROI of pulmonary rehab

 

Pulmonary rehab is commonly underutilized because its benefits are under-recognized. Brian Carlin, MD, FCCP, FAARC, shares his expert insights about the return on investment (ROI) you can expect from a pulmonary rehab program.

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