Project Description

JAMA Journal of the American Medical Association: Rates of Medical Errors and Preventable Adverse Events Among Hospitalized Children Following Implementation of a Resident Handoff Bundle

This study conducted at Boston Children’s Hospital reviewed 1255 patient admissions to deduce medical error rates before and after the implementation of the I-PASS Handoff Program. Not only did medical errors and preventable adverse events both decrease, but the quality of written and verbal communications improved as well.

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