The effects of audit and feedback and electronic referrals on the quality of primary care referral letters.

@article{Corwin2014TheEO,
  title={The effects of audit and feedback and electronic referrals on the quality of primary care referral letters.},
  author={Paul Corwin and Tim Bolter},
  journal={Journal of primary health care},
  year={2014},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={324-7}
}
INTRODUCTION Appropriate referral from primary care to hospital specialists is a critical component of general practice patient management. This study investigated the quality of such referrals in a group of general practitioners (GPs) and nurses. AIM To assess whether feedback improves the quality of referral letters from general practice to secondary care and how electronic referrals affect the quality of referral letters. METHODS All 15 GPs working on the West Coast in New Zealand and… CONTINUE READING