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Quality Measures: COPD Care

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, makes it difficult for you to breathe. COPD is a progressive disorder that develops slowly and gets worse over time. It includes emphysema (damaged air sacs in the lungs) and chronic bronchitis (inflamed airways); most people with COPD experience both conditions.

Effective COPD Care

At Mount Auburn Hospital, you or your loved ones benefit from COPD care that meets national standards.

Mortality Rate 30 Days After Hospital Admission

This data reflects death for any reason within 30 days of admission with a principal diagnosis of COPD or a principal diagnosis for respiratory failure with a secondary diagnosis of COPD.

Mount Auburn Hospital 6.8%
United States Avg 7.7%

Readmission Rate 30 Days After Hospital Discharge

This data reflects rates of unplanned hospital readmission within 30 days of being discharged for COPD.

Mount Auburn Hospital 18.5%
United States Avg 20.2%

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Learn more about pulmonary medicine at Mount Auburn hospital or view our network of providers to search for a doctor by name, specialty, gender or location.

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