Quality Measures: COPD Care

COPD Care Providers Dedicated to Safety & Quality

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, makes it hard for you to breathe. COPD is a progressive condition 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 the highest 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 respiratory failure with a secondary diagnosis of COPD.

Mount Auburn Hospital: 5.9%
United States Average: 8.1%

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: 19.0%
United States Average: 19.7%

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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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Lung & Respiratory Care

Our respiratory specialists provide effective treatment for many types of lung and respiratory conditions.