(281) 990-7000
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Pulmonary Disease Management

Pulmonary Disease Management

Denson Home Health provides a multidisciplinary program to control and manage chronic lung disease patients. Denson’s Chronic Lung Disease Care Pathway is tailored towards health promotion, pulmonary wellness, continuity of care & hospital re-admission prevention within our COPD community.

How does this program benefit COPD patients?

  • Improves pulmonary vital capacity
  • Transitional care optimization
  • Reduces associated anxiety and depression
  • Improves nutrition, well-being and survival rate
  • Front-loaded nursing visits within the first 30 days to minimize exacerbations
  • Management and treatment at home, in the most cost-effective, comfortable setting

Progressive Chronic Lung Disease Wellness Pathway – How does it Work?

  • Transitional care starts at the acute care facility
  • Nurse admit visit scheduled and patient seen within 24 hours of hospital discharge
  • Front-loaded clinical visits within the first 30 days to reduce re-hospitalizations
  • Patient progress report submitted to physician at 2 weeks, 1 month, and 2 months
  • Pulmonary data collection, including spirometry to meet PQRS requirements
  • Health coaching of patients to self-monitor for symptoms of early exacerbation
  • Tele-monitoring capabilities available post discharge

Chronic Lung Disease Screening: Asthma, Emphysema, Job Exposure, Ex-smoker Interventions:

  • Chest physiotherapy
  • Flu and pneumonia vaccine promotion
  • Right-sided heart failure monitoring
  • Oxygen Therapy w/ O2 Sat%
  • Smoking cessation teaching ’Spacer’ training for optimal bronchodilator & steroid inhaler use
  • Nutritional needs assessment
  • Infections & IV antibiotic Therapy
  • Incentive spirometry training
  • Flutter-valve, nebulizers, peak-flow training
  • Aggressive pulmonary toileting

Diagnostic Testing & Data Collection

  • Diagnostic Testing & Data Collection
  • In-home Lung Function Tests = FEV1 test
  • (AAT) Alpha-1 antitrypsin test
  • Transfer factor for carbon monoxide screen
  • Hypercapnia PaCO2 > 45mmHg testing
  • Portable chest X-Ray: results within 4 hours

Denson Home Health, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.


  • 201 Flint Ridge Rd, Ste 200
  • Webster, TX 77598
  • Phone: (281) 990 – 7000
  • Fax: (281) 990 – 7672