Use of Simulated Physician Handoffs to Study Cross-cover Chart Biopsy in the Electronic Medical Record

@article{Kendall2013UseOS,
  title={Use of Simulated Physician Handoffs to Study Cross-cover Chart Biopsy in the Electronic Medical Record},
  author={Logan Kendall and Katherine S. Blondon and Justin Iwasaki and Predrag V. Klasnja and Andrew A. White and Jennifer A. Best},
  journal={AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium},
  year={2013},
  volume={2013},
  pages={766-75}
}
Clinical handoffs involve the rapid transfer of patient information from one provider or team to another, through activities which may introduce errors and affect care delivery. "Cross-coverage" requires quickly familiarizing oneself with unfamiliar patients whose management plans were established by another provider or team. Through this work, we describe physicians' information seeking approaches within an electronic medical record (EMR) during physician handoff and chart biopsy at a major… CONTINUE READING