Improving Handoff Communication: A Gastroenterology Fellowship Performance Improvement Project

Malter, Lisa; Weinshel, Elizabeth
March 2010
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar2010, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p490
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a gastroenterology fellowship performance project. It notes that the goal is to assess the handoff system within the New York University (NYU) gastroenterology division and formulate a method that would optimize patient care and safety via improvements in communication between physicians and patients. It cites that better communication between patients and physicians is brought by the identification of factors that lead to suboptimal patient handoffs.


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