Saturday, August 13, 2011

Patient Signoffs

With the new duty hours (which are becoming even more onerous each year), signing out to the night resident is increasingly important. Duty hours can hamper truly knowing your patient. This is why the sign-out, or hand off to the next resident is extremely important. The best web-based handoff program I found is called eDocList. There are others out there, but this seems the most intuitive.