COPD Foundation Spearheads Initiative to Treat Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.
December 11, 2015 |
ALISO VIEJO, CA - December 10, 2015 - Predixion Software, a developer of cloud-based advanced analytics software, today announced that the COPD Foundation, the only U.S. healthcare nonprofit dedicated to preventing and curing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), has selected Predixion and Carolinas HealthCare System to deliver the world’s first program to predict and prevent hospital readmissions for COPD patients with co-morbidities. A respiratory disease affecting approximately 30 million people in the U.S., COPD is the third leading cause of death in the country with one of the highest rates of unplanned hospital readmissions.
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