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The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. October 3, 2012.
Dr. Eric Coleman has enhanced care transitions by developing tools and processes to improve communication and reduce readmissions. The MacArthur Foundation has selected him as a 2012 Fellow and recipient of $500,000 (often called a "genius grant").
Improving Transitions of Care: Hand-off Communications.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare; June 2012.
The effect of hospitalist discontinuity on adverse events.
O'Leary KJ, Turner J, Christensen N, et al. J Hosp Med. 2015;10:147-151.
Development, implementation, and dissemination of the I-PASS Handoff Curriculum: a multisite educational intervention to improve patient handoffs.
Starmer AJ, O'Toole JK, Rosenbluth G, et al; I-PASS Study Education Executive Committee. Acad Med. 2014;89:876-884.
How to improve change of shift handovers and collaborative grounding and what role does the electronic patient record system play? Results of a systematic literature review.
Flemming D, Hübner U. Int J Med Inform. 2013;82:580-592.
Measuring handoff quality in labor and delivery: development, validation, and application of the Coordination of Handoff Effectiveness Questionnaire (CHEQ).
Block M, Ehrenworth JF, Cuce VM, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:213-220.
Implementing peer evaluation of handoffs: associations with experience and workload.
Arora VM, Greenstein EA, Woodruff JN, Staisiunas PG, Farnan JM. J Hosp Med. 2013;8:132-136.
Implementing AORN recommended practices for transfer of patient care information.
Seifert PC. AORN J. 2012;96:475-493.
Who's covering our loved ones: surprising barriers in the sign-out process.
Antonoff MB, Berdan EA, Kirchner VA, et al. Am J Surg. 2013;205:77-84.
A handoff is not a telegram: an understanding of the patient is co-constructed.
Cohen MD, Hilligoss B, Kajdacsy-Balla Amaral AC. Crit Care. 2012;16:303.
Quality improvement and patient care checklists in intrahospital transfers involving pediatric surgery patients.
Nakayama DK, Lester SS, Rich DR, Weidner BC, Glenn JB, Shaker IJ. J Pediatr Surg. 2012;47:112-118.
Drug-related problems in older people after hospital discharge and interventions to reduce them.
Garcia-Caballos M, Ramos-Diaz F, Jimenez-Moleon JJ, Bueno-Cavanillas A. Age Ageing. 2010;39:430-438.
When patient handoffs go terribly wrong.
Chen PW. New York Times. September 3, 2009.
2009 National Patient Safety Goals.
Saufl NM. J Perianesth Nurs. 2009;24:114-118.
Managing discontinuity in academic medical centers: strategies for a safe and effective resident sign-out.
Vidyarthi AR, Arora V, Schnipper JL, Wall SD, Wachter RM. J Hosp Med. 2006;1:257-266.
Association of face-to-face handoffs and outcomes of hospitalized internal medicine patients.
Schouten WM, Burton CM, Jones LD, Newman J, Kashiwagi DT. J Hosp Med. 2015;10:137-141.
Preventing medication errors in transitions of care: a patient case approach.
Johnson A, Guirguis E, Grace Y. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2015;55:e264-e276.
Nursing bedside clinical handover—an integrated review of issues and tools.
Anderson J, Malone L, Shanahan K, Manning J. J Clin Nurs. 2015;24:662-671.
Optimizing transitions of care to reduce rehospitalizations.
Li J, Young R, Williams MV. Cleve Clin J Med. 2014;81:312-320.
A handoff protocol from the cardiovascular operating room to cardiac ICU is associated with improvements in care beyond the immediate postoperative period.
Kaufman J, Twite M, Barrett C, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:306-311.
Medication reconciliation meets its MATCH.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Research Activities. May 2013:1, 3-4.
Improving patient handovers from hospital to primary care: a systematic review.
Hesselink G, Schoonhoven L, Barach P, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2012;157:417-428.
Effects of an enhanced discharge planning intervention for hospitalized older adults: a randomized trial.
Altfeld SJ, Shier GE, Rooney M, et al. Gerontologist. 2013;53:430-440.
Research on nursing handoffs for medical and surgical settings: an integrative review.
Staggers N, Blaz JW. J Adv Nurs. 2013;69:247-262.
Physicians-in-training attitudes on patient safety: 2003 to 2008.
Sorokin R, Riggio JM, Moleski S, Sullivan J. J Patient Saf. 2011;7:132-137.
Safety of using a computerized rounding and sign-out system to reduce resident duty hours.
Van Eaton EG, McDonough K, Lober WB, Johnson EA, Pellegrini CA, Horvath KD. Acad Med. 2010;85:1189-1195.
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