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IT Management

Short read: Patient safety and simple solution to electronic clinical handover

2018 15 Aug

Clinical handover is the transfer of professional responsibility and accountability for some or all aspects of a patient’s care to another person or team, either on a temporary or permanent basis. With the decrease in hours worked in modern medical practice, the number of handovers performed has increased proportionally. This has raised concerns... Read more

Health Management

Electronic clinical handover: a simple solution to a complex problem

2018 20 Feb

A simple solution to a complex problem.  Implementing electronic clinical handover in a hospital for better patient safety Clinical handover: defining the problem Clinical handover is defined as inter-clinician communication occurring at care interfaces. This usually refers to changes of shift within a clinical team. In essence, clinical... Read more