Goal 3: Advance Translational Research

High Quality COPD care coordination

What factors are associated with high quality care coordination in patients with COPD?

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

Details on the impact of addressing this CQ or CC:

Patients would benefit from high quality care coordination; costs to insurance companies would probably decrease as would hospitalizations; would result in better quality of life for patients.

Feasibility and challenges of addressing this CQ or CC:

All providers must be willing to share information; PCP's must be willing to screen for COPD and make referrals when indicated; would be a challenge in very rural areas with very few resources.

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea: Karen Deitemeyer, COPD Foundation State Captain Program


16 net votes
18 up votes
2 down votes
Idea No. 955