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Journal Article

Lessons learned from implementation of a computerized application for pending tests at hospital discharge.

Dalal AK, Poon EG, Karson AS, et al. Journal of hospital medicine. 2011;6:16-21.

Describing the experience of one hospital's implementation of an electronic system to help track and manage tests pending at hospital discharge, this study describes the surprisingly large number of barriers to developing safe and effective systems to deal with such tests at discharge.