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Reliable adherence to a COPD care bundle mitigates system-level failures and reduces COPD readmissions: a system redesign using improvement science

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  • Muhammad Ahsan Zafar Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ralph J Panos Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Department of Medicine, Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jonathan Ko Department of Respiratory Care, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lisa C Otten Department of Respiratory Care, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Anthony Gentene Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, University of Cincinnati James L Winkle College of Pharmacy, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Department of Pharmacy Services, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Maria Guido Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, University of Cincinnati James L Winkle College of Pharmacy, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Department of Pharmacy Services, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Katherine Clark Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Caroline Lee Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jamie Robertson Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Evaline A Alessandrini James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Muhammad Ahsan Zafar, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, MSB Room 6053, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; zafarmd{at}ucmail.uc.edu, ahsanzz{at}gmail.com
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Zafar MA, Panos RJ, Ko J, et al
Reliable adherence to a COPD care bundle mitigates system-level failures and reduces COPD readmissions: a system redesign using improvement science

Publication history

  • Received January 23, 2017
  • Revised May 8, 2017
  • Accepted May 30, 2017
  • First published July 21, 2017.
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October 17, 2017

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