Safety in numbers: Physicians joining forces to seal the cracks during transitions (Journal of Hospital Medicine, Volume 4, Issue 6, pages 329–330, July/August 2009)

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Safety in numbers: Physicians joining forces to seal the cracks during transitions (Journal of Hospital Medicine, Volume 4, Issue 6, pages 329–330, July/August 2009)

A lack of communication and accountability among healthcare professionals in general and physicians in particular, jeopardizes quality and safety for our patients who are transitioning across sites of care. Our patients, their family caregivers, and our health care professional colleagues on the receiving end of these transfers are often left “flying blind” without adequate information or direction to make sound clinical decisions.

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