VIDEO: Barry Kinzbrunner, MD, Discusses Hospice and Palliative Care

Barry Kinzbrunner, MD, Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, VITAS Corporation, states that hospice and palliative care programs are important in the coordination of care for patients.

Barry Kinzbrunner, MD, Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, VITAS Corporation, states that hospice and palliative care programs are important in the coordination of care for patients.

Dr. Kinzbrunner says that both hospice and palliative care programs will help to reduce hospital readmissions by improving discharge planning and providing comprehensive care while being cost effective.

This video interview was performed on June 21, 2012, at the America's Health Insurance Plans Institute 2012 in Salt Lake City, UT.