Addressing Medical Errors Due to Miscommunication: The I-PASS Program.
National Patient Safety Foundation. January 28, 2015. 1:00–2:00 PM (Eastern).
This conference will explore how miscommunication during handoffs can lead to adverse events, key components of the I-PASS model, and implementation of the tool which reduced preventable adverse events by standardizing communication during handoffs. Dr. Christopher Landrigan is a featured speaker.
Handover: Improving the Continuity of Patient Care Through Identification and Implementation of Novel Handover Processes in Europe.
University Medical Centre Utrecht.
An institution-wide handoff task force to standardise and improve physician handoffs.
Horwitz LI, Schuster KM, Thung SF, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:863-871.
Improving Transitions of Care: Hand-off Communications.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare; June 2012.
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Aware in Care.
Miami, FL: National Parkinson Foundation; October 2012.