Reengineering hospital discharge: a protocol to improve patient safety, reduce costs, and boost patient satisfaction. Clancy CM. Am J Med Qual. 2009;24:344-346.
In this commentary, AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy discusses effective patient discharge as an important factor in patient safety. Specifically, she highlights elements of an AHRQ-funded implementation program for engaging patients along with their clinical team to enable smooth discharge.