Physician Transition of Care: Benefits of I-PASS and an Electronic Handoff System in a Community Pediatric Residency Program.

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BACKGROUND Miscommunication is a leading cause of adverse events in hospitals. Optimizing the handoff process improves communication and patient safety. We sought to assess how the components of I-PASS (a mnemonic for illness severity, patient summary, action list, situational awareness with contingency planning, and synthesis by the receiver), a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2016.04.001

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@article{Walia2016PhysicianTO, title={Physician Transition of Care: Benefits of I-PASS and an Electronic Handoff System in a Community Pediatric Residency Program.}, author={Jasmine Walia and Zainab S Qayumi and Nayaab Khawar and Beata Dygulska and Ilya Bialik and Carolyn N Salafia and Pramod Narula}, journal={Academic pediatrics}, year={2016}, volume={16 6}, pages={519-23} }