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AHRQ Issues Guide for Improving Health Care Provider Referrals

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), has issued a guide to improve the health care provider referral process in the age of electronic health records.  The guide recommends a "closed loop" referral process.  To read the AHRQ announcement and summary of the guide to improving the health care provider referral process, and to access the complete guide, use the link below.
http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Publications/Closing-the-Loop-A-Guide-to-Safer-Ambulatory-Referrals.aspx
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