Journal Article

"Did I do as best as the system would let me?" Healthcare professional views on hospital to home care transitions.

Davis MM; Devoe M; Kansagara D; Nicolaidis C; Englander H.

Health care providers and administrators expressed considerable frustration with existing hospital discharge processes, noting fragmented systems of care, poor interdisciplinary communication, and lack of a standardized approach. These problems were felt to be responsible for preventable adverse events after discharge.