Journal Article
Study

Development and sustainability of an inpatient-to-outpatient discharge handoff tool: a quality improvement project.

Moy NY, Lee SJ, Chan T, et al. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2014;40:219-27.

This quality improvement evaluation found that a structured inpatient-to-outpatient handoff tool in the electronic health record was successfully implemented and improved the timeliness of communication, a key step in preventing postdischarge adverse events.