Managing chronic obstructive pulminary disease (COPD) in today’s Patient Care and Affordable Care Act environment requires not only providing effective care for the patients you support, but also reducing hospital readmissions and the healthcare dollars spent on COPD management. Across the continuum of care, our products are designed to provide comfortable and efficient treatment and allow patients to easily transition from hospital to home.
Learn more about our COPD management solutions.
Starting this year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin to financially penalize hospitals if 30-day readmission rates for COPD are higher than expected.
End-to-end treatment solutions
Respiratory drug delivery holding chambers and compressor/nebulizer systems provide fast and efficient delivery of prescribed medications.
Portable and stationary oxygen concentrators allow users to maintain an active lifestyle.
Sophisticated yet easy-to-use ventilators provide in-home therapy for patients requiring noninvasive ventilation or invasive life support therapy.
And in-home monitoring technology allows healthcare professionals and patients to stay connected.
Improving COPD management
A patient’s perspective on COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patient Danny Castell and Dr. Nicholas Hart, PhD, MRCP, discuss the difficulties of living with COPD and the benefits of home oxygen therapy and noninvasive ventilation.
Nearly all oxygen patients can benefit from the simplified care a portable oxygen concentrator provides.
The idea of assisted ventilation may seem overwhelming at first, but it’s important for you to understand how it will improve your condition.
In-home monitoring solutions help to keep patients and clinicians connected.
Managing the progression of COPD
The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease defines the classification of airflow limitation severity in COPD as follows.
Ventilation Solutions Program
For providers who might want to add noninvasive ventilation (NIV) to their current offering.
Ventilation Promise Program
Information on receiving credit for a ventilator change prior to insurance purchase.
CEU-accredited programs are focused on your continuing education requirements.
Versatile, easy-to-use Trilogy 100 is designed for home, hospital and acute- care use to provide invasive and non-invasive ventilator support for adult and pediatric patients. A pressure and volume mode ventilator with proprietary algorithms, Trilogy 100 meets the changing needs of patients by combining unique flexibility with ease of use and advanced technology.
With the addition of a gel cushion option, Philips Respironics has made the ingeniously-simple Amara face mask even more brilliant. Your patients can now choose the type of comfort they prefer in their cushion with gel or silicone options.