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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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According to the company, the I-PASS Patient Safety Institute makes it easier to implement the validated I-PASS handoff program to reduce communication failures and ensure safer care for patients.
Use of the SBAR tool during handoffs in a quasi-experimental study decreased the proportion of incident reports related to misunderstanding, misinterpretation, or omission of information from 31% to 11% (Randmaa et al.
A handoff mechanism needs some measurements and information at appropriate time and position when the handoff decision may takes place [1].
This study enabled broader assessment of patient handoff than the initial safety study conducted by Ulrich and Rear (2015) and focused only on patient handoffs.
Our Vertical Handoff methods are described in Section 3.
Wang & Wang, 2009), los esquemas de handoff espectral son determinantes para el desempeno de las comunicaciones del SU, a traves de la reduccion del numero promedio de cambios de canal y el correspondiente nivel de latencia, garantizando una transmision de datos continua en las comunicaciones del SU, por tanto, los modelos de handoff espectral son un tema importante en la radio cognitiva (Christian et al.
Also, smaller behavioral healthcare organizations are unlikely to have the resources to begin offering warm handoffs.
Data source: A prospective intervention study comparing medical errors during the 3 months before and after implementation of an intervention to standardize patient handoffs between resident physicians.
Interview Guide for Focus Group on Clinical Handoffs in Care * How do you prepare for clinical handoff, both when you are handing over and when you are receiving handoff?
Additional handoffs may occur when discussing patients who are being followed closely by the otolaryngology service.
The mobile device should have a multi-radio that automatically connects the user to the best available network without loss of the service's session during vertical handoff and without intervention.