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COPD process redesign improves patient experience and boosts patient engagement

So, what do you do when you realize care is not as efficient and easy as it could be for a person seeking your help with a medical problem? You consider process redesign. That is exactly as it was for some of our patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). There did not seem to […]


Vera DePalo, MD Vera A. De Palo, MD, FCCP, a Pulmonary Medicine and Intensive Care specialist, is the Chief Medical Officer at Signature Healthcare, Brockton Massachusetts. Dr. De Palo is Associate Professor of Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and has 23 years of clinical experience and 15 years of administrative experience. Her focuses include quality improvement, patient safety, and program development.

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