The I-PASS Program: Implementing Handoff Improvements to Improve Patient Safety
Recorded: October 05, 2016
Presenter: Christopher Landrigan, MD, MPH
Description:In a series of studies, the I-PASS Study Group has found that miscommunications are a major source of medical errors, but that programs to improve handoffs can significantly reduce medical errors and preventable adverse events, injuries due to medical errors.
- Review data on the relationship between handoffs and medical errors.
- Discuss the I-PASS program, a multi-faceted bundle of interventions to reduce handoff-related medical errors.
- Identify how I-PASS can be tailored for implementation across disciplines and hospitals.
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