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The Patient Hand-off Process: Tips for Navigating the Complexities

Carol Freer, MD discusses what complexities exist in the process of the hand-off of care from one physician to another.

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Video Transcript

Carol Freer, MD: In medicine today, a patient who is in the hospital for a relatively short period of time, their average stay being somewhere around four-and-a-half days, could experience up to a dozen hand-offs during that time.

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Anthony is the Director of Marketing and Communications for Saxton & Stump, LLC and SE Healthcare Quality Consulting, as well as the founder of the AG Integrated Marketing Blog. He previously served as Director of Marketing for a global content marketing agency and founded AG Integrated Marketing Strategists, serving in a marketing consulting role. Additionally, Anthony is an Adjunct Professor at West Virginia University where he teaches digital marketing courses to students in the Reed College of Media.