Journal Article

The admission conference call: a novel approach to optimizing pediatric emergency department to admitting floor communication.

Hendrickson MA; Schempf EN; Furnival RA; Marmet J; Lunos SA; Jacob AK.

This project report describes a novel procedure for handoffs from the emergency department to the inpatient service. The study team implemented a daily conference call that included nurses, residents, and attending physicians rather than separating physician and nursing handoff workflows. The overall reaction to the interdisciplinary workflow was positive.