Posted on 10. June 2013 · Posted in discharge letter

 

The standard of hospital discharge summaries is suboptimal and needs to be improved and computer-generated templates may solve the problem, according to a study by lecturer and Crystal Clear MSD Health Literacy Awards 2013 winner Dr Bridget Maher of UCC’s School of Medicine. The CLAS app is now part of an EU multilateral project for handover training in medicine (PATIENT project) and will be translated into German and Spanish.

 

http://www.imt.ie/features-opinion/2013/05/hospital-discharge-letters-are-a-cause-for-concern.html

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