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2013-12-04 11:03:49

Implementation of a multifaceted program to improve patient handoffs (change in staff caring for a patient) among physicians-in-training residents at a children's hospital was associated with a reduction in medical errors and preventable adverse events, according to a study appearing in the December 4 issue of JAMA, a medical education theme issue. Handoff miscommunications are a leading cause of medical errors. "The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Accreditation...

2012-11-19 16:32:46

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for auction a wireless communication portfolio from inventor Jeou-Kai Lin, which offers an improved handoff management technique in an Internet Protocol based mobile communication network to improve connectivity. This lot will be included in the 17(th) ICAP Ocean Tomo IP Auction on November 29, 2012, at The Ritz Carlton in San Francisco, California. (Logo:...