Improving care transitions through meaningful use stage 2: Continuity of care document

Lyn Stankiewicz Murphy, Marisa L. Wilson, Robin P. Newhouse

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In this department, Drs Murphy, Wilson, and Newhouse highlight hot topics in nursing outcomes, research, and evidence-based practice relevant to the nurse administrator. The goal is to discuss the practical implications for nurse leaders in diverse healthcare settings. Content includes evidence-based projects and decision making, locating measurement tools for quality improvement and safety projects, using outcome measures to evaluate quality, practice implications of administrative research, and exemplars of projects that demon strate innovative approaches to organizational problems. In this article, the authors describe the elements of continuity of care documentation, how sharing information can improve the quality and safety of care transitions and the implications for nurse executives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)62-65
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Nursing Administration
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management

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