Goal 3: Advance Translational Research

A comparison of community- and hospital-based pulmonary rehabilitation programs

Compelling Question Text:


What is the comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of community-based vs. hospital-based pulmonary rehabilitation programs?

Tags (Keywords associated with the idea)

Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)? : Compelling Question (CQ)

Details on the impact of addressing this CQ or CC :

The ability to reach more patients in need of recommended treatment for the COPD patient.

The availability is not always easy with transportation, cost, and coverage issues being the importatnt factors.

Feasibility and challenges of addressing this CQ or CC :

Easily feasible to address for home or community availability, like YMCAs, Senior Centers.


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Idea No. 995