Do we need a new word for discharge summaries?

Transition of care documents, clinical handovers - it doesn't matter what we call them they just need to be a down-and-dirty quick take that doctors have time to read

Do we need a new word for discharge summaries?

In this country, the US, we bulked them up and renamed them 'Transition of Care Documents' and they made life more complicated in many ways.

The Australians are thinking of a different name: I ran into an Australian video clip on Twitter that proposes a renaming of the hospital discharge summary.

It advocates for the term 'Clinical Handover' and stresses the importance of timely summaries from the hospital to the primary care provider as readmission rates are exceedingly high when discharge

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