Four-year impact of an alert notification system on closed-loop communication of critical test results.
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The communication of critical test results is a National Patient Safety Goal. This study describes an automated alert notification system for critical imaging results at a large academic medical center. The introduction of the system led to better closed-loop communication and appropriate documentation.
An initiative to improve the management of clinically significant test results in a large health care network.
Roy CL, Rothschild JM, Dighe AS, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:517-527.
Communication outcomes of critical imaging results in a computerized notification system.
Singh H, Arora HS, Vij MS, Rao R, Khan MM, Petersen LA. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2007;14:459-466.
Trends in primary care clinician perceptions of a new electronic health record.
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