Time, that most basic of commodities, is the most important and all-encompassing tool you have when you’re treating patients with COPD. There’s no question that successfully treating a range of unique individuals struggling with complex chronic conditions demands a significant time commitment. But for most providers, time is precious and scarce.
That’s why today’s leading care teams employ smart strategies to make the most of their limited time. They spend it well—actively observing, listening, empowering, making sure their patients understand them, and making sure they understand their patients. This upfront time investment is pivotal to targeting care and reducing COPD readmissions down the road.
Read on to see how you can start applying these strategies today.