Handoffs and Fumbles

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Handoffs and Fumbles

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Just as recent academic literature identifies rising concerns about handoffs, so too do patients. Examining the physician rating site, RateMDs.com(tm), patients show agitation over the stress of nursing and physician shifts. Patients, especially women giving birth, spend time coordinating their hospital encounters to ensure that their physician of choice is on duty throughout the course of their stay.

Start date September, 2009



People Neil Seeman

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