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Article first published online: 9 SEP 2010
Copyright © 2010 Society of Hospital Medicine
Journal of Hospital Medicine
Volume 5, Issue 7, pages 398–405, September 2010
How to Cite
van Walraven, C., Taljaard, M., Etchells, E., Bell, C. M., Stiell, I. G., Zarnke, K. and Forster, A. J. (2010), The independent association of provider and information continuity on outcomes after hospital discharge: Implications for hospitalists. J. Hosp. Med., 5: 398–405. doi: 10.1002/jhm.716
This study was conducted using funding from Canadian Institutes for Health Research and the Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation. Dr. Bell is supported by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Canadian Patient Safety Institute chair in Patient Safety and Continuity of Care.
Preliminary results of this study were presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for General Internal Medicine in Toronto May 2007.
Disclosure: None of the authors have any potential conflicts of interest, financial interests, relationships, or affiliations relevant to the subject of their manuscript. Dr. van Walraven had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. This study was conducted using funding from Canadian Institutes for Health Research and the Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation. Neither funding agency had any role in the conduct of the study. Dr. Forster is a Career Scientist with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.
- Issue published online: 9 SEP 2010
- Article first published online: 9 SEP 2010
- Manuscript Accepted: 13 MAR 2010
- Manuscript Revised: 10 MAR 2010
- Manuscript Received: 2 NOV 2009
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