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How to Fill the Care Gap for Seriously Ill Patients


People who are chronically ill and homebound represent nearly half of the costliest 5% of all patients. This short article looks at how home care is filling the postacute care gap.

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“Hospital at Home” & Medically Directed Home Care Moving in the same direction


“Hospital at Home” care models are getting traction. So is medically directed home care. Learn more about how personalized medicine is entering the healthcare marketplace.

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COPD Biomarkers: Emerging Potential for Improved Treatment


Biomarkers are revealing more and more about COPD, emphysema, and other related conditions. This short article looks at recent discoveries in how biomarkers can inform clinical insight. Learn more now.

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COPD, Mental Health, And how to Stay with a Treatment Plan


Depression and COPD are a classic Catch-22: COPD patients often experience depression, and depression impedes treatment of COPD. Learn more about the relationship between mental health and COPD management.

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COPD & Accelerated Aging


New information is causing researchers to reassess COPD as “a disease of accelerated aging.” Learn about the most recent findings that may change the way COPD is treated.

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COPD Care for Elderly People at Home: Empowering Quality of Life


With COPD cases rising, so is the demand for medically directed home care. This article identifies strategies for patients and caregivers to live with COPD.

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