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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Coordinated Access to Reduce Exacerbations (COPD CARE)

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Coordinated Access To Reduce Exacerbations (COPD CARE) evaluates patients who are recently discharged from the hospital or emergency department with a COPD exacerbation.

COPD CARE empowers interprofessional Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Clinical Pharmacist Practitioners and Nurse Care Managers (among other disciplines) to deliver high-quality COPD disease state management to our nation’s Veterans.

This innovation is replicating across multiple facilities as its impact continues to be validated. See more replicating innovations.

Adoptions:

44 successful, 9 in-progress

Awards and Recognition:

Diffusion of Excellence Promising Practice, VHA Shark Tank Winner, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Best Practice Award

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Statuses

AR: Fayetteville VA Medical Center (Fayetteville, Arkansas)
  • Started adoption on 06/2020.
AZ: Tucson VA Medical Center (Tucson)
  • Started adoption on 04/2021.
CA: San Francisco VA Medical Center (San Francisco)
  • Started adoption on 04/2021.
CO: Aurora VA Clinic (Aurora, Colorado) HI: Spark M. Matsunaga Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Honolulu) IL: Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (North Chicago) KS: Colmery-O'Neil Veterans' Administration Medical Center (Topeka)
  • Started adoption on 01/2021.
KS: Dwight D. Eisenhower Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Leavenworth)
  • Started adoption on 01/2021.
KS: Robert J. Dole Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Regional Office Center (Wichita)
  • Started adoption on 02/2021.
LA: Alexandria VA Medical Center (Alexandria, Louisiana)
  • Started adoption on 03/2023.
LA: New Orleans VA Medical Center (New Orleans) MD: Fort Detrick VA Clinic (Fort Detrick) MO: John J. Pershing Veterans' Administration Medical Center (Poplar Bluff)
  • Started adoption on 03/2023.
MO: Kansas City VA Medical Center (Kansas City, Missouri)
  • Started adoption on 01/2021.
MS: Biloxi VA Medical Center (Biloxi) MS: G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Jackson, Mississippi) MT: Fort Harrison VA Medical Center (Fort Harrison) NC: Durham VA Medical Center (Durham) NC: Fayetteville VA Medical Center (Fayetteville, North Carolina)
  • Started adoption on 03/2023.
ND: Fargo VA Medical Center (Fargo)
  • Started adoption on 03/2023.
NV: Ioannis A. Lougaris Veterans' Administration Medical Center (Reno) NV: North Las Vegas VA Medical Center (North Las Vegas)
  • Started adoption on 05/2021.
NY: Canandaigua VA Medical Center (Canandaigua) NY: Syracuse VA Medical Center (Syracuse) OH: Chillicothe VA Medical Center (Chillicothe) OH: Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Cleveland, Ohio)
  • Started adoption on 03/2023.
SD: Fort Meade VA Medical Center (Fort Meade, South Dakota)
  • Started adoption on 03/2023.
TN: Memphis VA Medical Center (Memphis)
  • Started adoption on 03/2023.
TX: Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans' Hospital (San Antonio, Texas)
  • Started adoption on 09/2021.
TX: Dallas VA Medical Center (Dallas) TX: Michael E. DeBakey Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Houston) TX: Olin E. Teague Veterans' Center (Temple)
  • Started adoption on 10/2021.
TX: Thomas E. Creek Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Amarillo) VA: Salem VA Medical Center (Salem, Virginia) WA: Seattle VA Medical Center (Seattle) WI: Baraboo VA Clinic (Baraboo)
  • Started adoption on 06/2020.
WI: Beaver Dam VA Clinic (Beaver Dam)
  • Started adoption on 06/2020.
WI: Janesville VA Clinic (Janesville)
  • Started adoption on 06/2020.
WI: Madison West VA Clinic (Madison West)
  • Started adoption on 06/2020.
WI: Tomah VA Medical Center (Tomah) WI: William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans' Hospital (Madison)
  • Started adoption on 10/2015.
WV: Beckley VA Medical Center (Beckley)
  • Started adoption on 03/2023.
WV: Louis A. Johnson Veterans' Administration Medical Center (Clarksburg, West Virginia)
  • Started adoption on 03/2023.
WY: Cheyenne VA Medical Center (Cheyenne)

There are no unsuccessful adoptions for this innovation.

Multimedia

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Sample COPD CARE Academy Training Tutorial: Discover how COPD CARE empowers your team to deliver high quality COPD transitions of care management to Veterans