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handoff

(hand'of?)
The transfer of patient care from one health care provider to another or from one health care facility to another.
Synonym: handover; sign-out
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a verbal handoff process organized around the verbal mnemonic "I-PASS" ( I llness severity, P atient summary, A ction list, S ituational awareness and contingency planning, and S ynthesis by receiver)
Teamwork breakdown" was a key contributing factor in 70% of incidents, and supervision deficits and handoff problems were the most prevalent types of teamwork problems.
My first response is to consider readmission for her own safety since she appears unstable And yet, if only I had more information prior to this home visit, I know I could confidently have handled the situation to keep her safely in her home, where Ms G wants to be I hope this one visit is a call to action for you to ensure every patient you discharge from this moment forward is safely transitioned with a complete handoff to the next level of care provided.
If nothing still develops, 03 can continue dribbling towards the opposite wing and look to make the handoff to 02.
Every transition from one level of care to the next in addiction treatment is a handoff that presents a potential interruption or even an end to the client's recovery journey.
Handoff forms are used around the nation when temporarily transferring patients from one area of the hospital to another for x-rays or lab work.
In early 2006, OSF took aim at improving handoff communication as part of an enterprisewide patient safety push.
But the handoff is also an opportunity to shine and get the big play.
Transport4, LLC has released a new feature designed to ease the process of reconciling ULSD Facility Handoff reports between pipelines and connecting facilities.
Receiver Chris Washington took a handoff from Collins and fired an 18-yard pass downfield to Jordan Inabnit for the touchdown.
0), xDSL and other DSx-based technologies that will require new types of interfaces at the handoff point.