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Every day the care of hospital patients is handed off from clinician to clinician, creating serious risks for patient safety. A comprehensive quality improvement program that standardized communication processes and introduced basic electronic health record messaging enhanced the rate of postdischarge verbal handoffs to primary care providers.
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