What factors are associated with high quality care coordination in patients with COPD?
“It is uncertain how medicine adherence can consistently be improved so that the full health benefits of medicines can be realized. We need more advanced methods for researching ways to improve medicine adherence, including better interventions, better ways of measuring adherence, and studies that include sufficient patients to draw conclusions on clinically important effects.”... more »
What is the validity of administrative/billing data to evaluate the quality of COPD care as part of quality improvement initiatives? What care practices can be assessed using these data?
How best can we engage all hospitals to participate in quality improvement initiatives to increase evidence-based practices in the ICU and other environments across diseases?
Is there a role for regionalization of care?