When doctors don't talk to doctors.
Bond A. New York Times. June 16, 2015.
Clinician communication with patients and families during transitions has been a focus of safety improvement efforts. This newspaper article describes insights from a resident physician regarding how poor communication between teams caring for patients can result in unnecessary care, family discomfort, and confusion for the patient receiving different information among varying teams.
Disuse of system is cited in gaps in soldiers' care.
Urbina I, Nixon R. New York Times. March 30, 2007;National Desk section:1.
Automated electronic reminders to prevent miscommunication among primary medical, surgical and anaesthesia providers: a root cause analysis.
Freundlich RE, Grondin L, Tremper KK, Saran KA, Kheterpal S. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:850-854.
Adapting The Joint Commission's seven foundations of safe and effective transitions of care to home.
Labson MC. Home Healthc Now. 2015;33:142-146.
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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, Ranji S, Wu E. J Hosp Med. 2015;10:307–310.