My fix for the terrible discharge instructions we give our patients
The follow-up advice we give our patients when they leave hospital care is one of the most under-talked-about areas where we are currently falling down in healthcare.
I’m not going to mince words here.
I believe the discharge instructions paperwork that thousands of patients get every day, are absolutely atrocious!
Let me back up here and explain what I’m talking about and why this is a serious issue.
Years ago, before the widespread adoption of electronic medical records, we used to give patients a