VIDEO: Jun Chiong, MD, Speaks About Readmission Rates for CHF, Pneumonia, and COPD

Jun Chiong, MD, MPH, FACC, FCCP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, states the US healthcare system does not utilize a team-based approach.

Jun Chiong, MD, MPH, FACC, FCCP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, states the US healthcare system does not utilize a team-based approach. Dr Chiong says that hosiptals, home healthcare workers, and private physicians act as their own entity. He also says that communication between the provider and patient is the best way to reduce 30-day readmissions for pneumonia, congestive heart failure, and COPD.

This video was taken on Sunday, October 21 at the CHEST 2012 conference in Atlanta, GA.