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Collaborating—or "selling" patients? A conceptual framework for emergency department-to-inpatient handoff negotiations.

Hilligoss B, Mansfield JA, Patterson ES, et al. Collaborating-or "Selling" Patients? A Conceptual Framework for Emergency Department-to-Inpatient Handoff Negotiations. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015;41(3)(3):134-143.

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March 18, 2015
Hilligoss B, Mansfield JA, Patterson ES, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015;41(3):134-143.

Handoffs transfer accountability for a patient from one clinician to another. This commentary proposes a framework for transfers from the emergency department to other units within the hospital that highlights environmental, organizational, and social factors that affect these interactions to augment handover quality.

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Hilligoss B, Mansfield JA, Patterson ES, et al. Collaborating-or "Selling" Patients? A Conceptual Framework for Emergency Department-to-Inpatient Handoff Negotiations. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015;41(3)(3):134-143.