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Journal Article

Improving standardization of paging communication using quality improvement methodology.

Weigert RM, Schmitz AH, Soung PJ, et al. Pediatrics. 2019;143.

Pagers have been a mainstay for urgent clinician–clinician communication for many decades. This quality improvement study sought to standardize paging communication to include six critical elements and resulted in improved provider satisfaction and maintained safety. The authors call for institutions to consider standardizing their paging communication.