Paul Hauptman, MD, Addresses Patient-Focused Outcomes in Heart Failure

Paul Hauptman, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Health Management & Policy, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, says that clinicians tend to focus on non-patient focused outcomes.

Paul Hauptman, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Health Management & Policy, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, says that clinicians tend to focus on non-patient focused outcomes.

Dr Hauptman says the challenge is incorporating the scores from various instruments, such as quality of life measurements, and translating them into a meaningful intervention for the patients.

This video was taken at the American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual Scientific Session & Expo in San Francisco, CA, on March 9, 2013.