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Journal Article
Study

Improving follow-up of high-risk psychiatry outpatients at resident year-end transfer.

Young JQ, Pringle Z, Wachter RM. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2011;37:300-8.

This study required outgoing residents to explicitly identify their high-risk patients as part of a year-end handoff in care, and demonstrated significant improvements in early patient follow-up and resident perceptions of improved quality of care.