Journal Article

We need to talk: primary care provider communication at discharge in the era of a shared electronic medical record.

Sheu L, Fung K, Mourad M, et al. Journal of hospital medicine. 2015;10:307-10.

Primary care physicians at an academic medical center continued to speak up about concerns regarding the quality of communication they received from inpatient teams even after implementation of a shared electronic medical record. They also expressed a desire for increased direct communication at discharge for complex patients and patients with detailed follow-up needs.