Hand-off-Communications
Challenge 6
Hand-off communications

Executive summary

The Problem Communication is the root cause of most errors because hospitals lack a systematic, universal method to accurately transfer important information. Adoption of clear and consistent communication strategies, whether I-PASS, SBAR, or another method, has been shown to reduce ineffective hand-offs by nearly 60% (Benjamin, Hargrave, & Nether, 2016), reduce

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