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

Singh H, Zwaan L. Web Exclusives. Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - Reducing Diagnostic Error-A New Horizon of Opportunities for Hospital Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 2016;165(8):HO2-HO4. doi:10.7326/M16-2042.

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October 26, 2016
Singh H, Zwaan L. Ann Intern Med. 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.

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Singh H, Zwaan L. Web Exclusives. Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - Reducing Diagnostic Error-A New Horizon of Opportunities for Hospital Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 2016;165(8):HO2-HO4. doi:10.7326/M16-2042.