What Are the Key Components in a Hospital Discharge Summary? [INFOGRAPHIC]

A well-structured and accurate discharge summary is important for diverse purposes such as transferring information between the hospital care team and aftercare providers, helping physicians to quickly identify how to respond to the patient’s hospitalization, to promote patient safety, and for legal purposes. Lack of important discharge details can lead to poor treatment plans. Professional medical transcription services help physicians obtain accurate transcripts of discharge summaries and any other medical records.

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Hospital Discharge Summary