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Study outlines those elements of discharge summaries most helpful to physicians, patients
A new study on transitions of care gives hospitalists a view from the other side. Published recently online in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, the authors surveyed 22 primary-care physician leaders in California-based post-discharge clinics and asked them about ways to improve care transitions.
Experts explain why hospital medicine's role is crucial to patient safety, better outcomes
Can a prediction model based on administrative and clinical data identify potentially avoidable 30-day readmissions in medical patients prior to discharge?