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Better Communication During Care Transitions May Reduce Readmissions

Ineffective communication and transfer of patient information has been associated with medical errors, patient harm and patient dissatisfaction.

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Risk Management Tips: Promoting Communication Between the Referring and the Consulting Dentists

Dental practices should develop protocols for tracking consultations, including patient compliance, and documenting conversations between referring and consulting dentists. In addition, patients’ dental records should reflect referral compliance (or non-compliance) and include related correspondence.

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Study: Medical Errors Drop When Doctors Communicate

Effective communication is imperative in ensuring patient safety, especially during patient handoffs.

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Communicating with Patients Who Have Limited English Proficiency

In practically every region in this state, dentists provide care to patients who are culturally and linguistically diverse.

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