MaineHealth, Center for Performance Improvement
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Problem/Impact Statements: COPD is a significant driver of patient morbidity and mortality, as well as being associated with increased cost utilization. Acute exacerbations of COPD are a common cause for ED utilization.
Chamberlain, Rob; Marrier, Samantha; Doehne, Karin; Eon, Martine; Binette, Penny; Rousselle, Donna; O'Donnell, Morgan; Gagnon, Linh; and Sharkey, Carole, "COPD Action Plan" (2018). Maine Medical Center. 718.