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

Hendrickson MA, Schempf EN, Furnival RA, et al. The Admission Conference Call: A Novel Approach to Optimizing Pediatric Emergency Department to Admitting Floor Communication. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45(6):431-439. doi:10.1016/j.jcjq.2019.02.008.

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May 29, 2019
Hendrickson MA, Schempf EN, Furnival RA, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45(6):431-439.

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.

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Hendrickson MA, Schempf EN, Furnival RA, et al. The Admission Conference Call: A Novel Approach to Optimizing Pediatric Emergency Department to Admitting Floor Communication. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45(6):431-439. doi:10.1016/j.jcjq.2019.02.008.