Enhancing communication between night shift RNs and hospitalists: an opportunity for performance improvement.
J Nurs Adm. 2013 Feb;43(2):59-61
Authors: Rosenthal L
In a rapid cycle quality improvement project, the creation of a nurse-physician task force defined guidelines for nurse-physician communication between hospitalists and night shift nurses. Benefits include creating a structured presentation of patient information, reduced nonurgent pager interruptions, and formation of a collaborative team to smooth future communication concerns.
PMID: 23343720 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]