Recognizing the risk of error during a patient hand off, this article offers three things to be aware of that might help to mitigate that risk: recognize that EHRs can contribute to the problem, create a culture of safety, and coordinate follow-up care.
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Finnegan J. 3 tips to prevent errors in the patient handoff. FierceHealthcare. May 18, 2017
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