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

Moy NY, Lee SJ, Chan T, et al. Development and sustainability of an inpatient-to-outpatient discharge handoff tool: a quality improvement project. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40(5):219-227.

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April 30, 2014
Moy NY, Lee SJ, Chan T, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40(5):219-227.

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.

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Moy NY, Lee SJ, Chan T, et al. Development and sustainability of an inpatient-to-outpatient discharge handoff tool: a quality improvement project. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40(5):219-227.