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Journal Article

Development, implementation, and dissemination of the I-PASS Handoff Curriculum: a multisite educational intervention to improve patient handoffs.

Starmer AJ, O'Toole JK, Rosenbluth G, et al. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 2014;89:876-84.

This study describes the process of developing I-PASS, a standardized curriculum for improving the quality of signouts, along with preliminary outcomes and lessons learned. Early studies show that I-PASS is associated with a reduction in signout errors among resident physicians.