The expert panel adresses current gaps and potential remedies for improving the transition from ED to inpatient care. They offer a structural outline of types of communications between the ED and inpatient provider, and offer measurements to determine the efficiency, effectiveness, and safety of the handoff (abstract).
Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.