Our center provides a pulmonary program to help patients breathe easier. Through this program, our patients benefit from specialized processes, tools and equipment as well as an interdisciplinary team with specific training and extra experience for the conditions they treat.
Our pulmonary program is designed to help patients achieve positive outcomes through evidence-based clinical care so that each patient can reach his or her highest level of functioning – all with the combination of critical thinking and clinical excellence that has made Kindred a leader in the field.
Over 20 years ago, Kindred Healthcare pioneered the first hospitals in the nation to specialize in pulmonary treatment—primarily ventilator management and weaning. The pulmonary treatment we provide in our center continues that same tradition of quality care.
Our patients have access to an interdisciplinary care team consisting of:
We continually strive to improve patient outcomes and rates of recovery and to reduce the need for patients to return to the hospital. For patients in our pulmonary program, we focus on improving these key areas:
We offer streamlined processes for referral, admission and discharge home. This enables patients to quickly receive the care they need after they leave the hospital and get home faster once they are better. We also feature progressive care planning and education designed to help prepare patients for care at home or transition to a less complex care setting as quickly as their needs allow.
We work closely with our partners at the American Lung Association at http://www.lungusa.org/. For more information, ask to speak to one of our experts on staff.
Our center offers an on-site, full-time respiratory therapist.
Copyright © 2013 Kindred Healthcare, Inc., EOE