Journal Article

Inpatient notes: reducing diagnostic error—a new horizon of opportunities for hospital medicine.

Singh H, Zwaan L. Annals of internal medicine. 2016;165:HO2-HO4.

Hospitalists have a key role in facilitating transitions and communication. This commentary discusses how hospitalists can prevent diagnostic errors and reviews opportunities for improvement, including encouraging patient involvement in their care and face-to-face team communication in difficult-to-diagnose cases.