Community Care Outcomes
Readmissions and Mortality
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
COPD All-Cause 30-Day Mortality and All-Cause 30-Day Readmissions
July 2018 – June 2021
COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
ᵃSource: CC PR Measure Data July 2022
CMS calculates 2 COPD outcomes measures based on Medicare claims and enrollment information. The most recent risk-adjusted data available from CMS are shown.
- Cleveland Clinic’s COPD patient mortality rate is categorized as “no different” than the US national rate.
- Cleveland Clinic’s COPD readmission rate is categorized as “no different” than the US national rate. To further reduce avoidable readmissions, Cleveland Clinic is focused on optimizing transitions from hospital to home or post-acute facility. Specific initiatives have been implemented to ensure effective communication, education, and follow-up.