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According to The American Lung Association, COPD, also known as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, is the third leading cause of death in the United States.Community acquired pneumonia is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Three million patients each year develop this condition which has an overall mortality rate of approximately 10 %.

The good news is that many Pulmonary Disorders are often preventable and treatable. Our goal is to proactively manage your condition at home and recue unwanted re hospitalizations.

We will provide special tools to assist in the success of the program, including educational materials and assistance with specialized equipment needs as necessary. Pulmonary rehabilitation education will include lung disease education, medication, oxygen usage and breathing retraining.

Program Goals

  • Manage respiratory symptoms (dyspnea, fatigue), educate on breathing techniques
  • Reduce the need for Emergency Room visits
  • Increase the ability to perform activities of daily living
  • Assessment and instruction to patient and caregivers of symptom management, diagnosis related topics, diet and lifestyle changes

Program Objectives

  • Coordinated effort and establishment of working communication between involved parties including Hospital, practitioner, skilled nursing facility and all disciplines of home health.
  • Consistent education for patients and families using shared materials and key learning components including management of medications, diet, exercise, and healthy lifestyle choices.
  • In home Tele Health monitoring of vitals 24/7
  • Knowledgeable staff with enhanced education and training
  • Post discharge follow up