Tests Pending at Discharge

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Abstract Number: 229

TESTS PENDING AT TRANSITION FROM EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TO INPATIENT ADMISSION: A SYSTEMS SOLUTION TO INCONSISTENT COMMUNICATION

Background: Tests Pending at Discharge (TPAD) is a common patient safety concern at transitions of care due to provider discontinuity, suboptimal communication, and lack of ownership. A significant proportion of inpatients, up to 70%, are [...]

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