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The eHealth Services Research Group at the University of Tasmania (UTAS) has undertaken two structured evidence-based literature reviews for the Commission.

In 2008, UTAS completed the Clinical Handover Literature Review, which examines the evidence for effectiveness of improvement interventions in clinical handover. The review selected 110 publications for discussion and presentation within the body of the report.

Clinical Handover Literature Review (PDF 409KB)

UTAS has recently completed a second literature review for the Commission, in collaboration with NSW Health. The Structured Evidence-Based Literature Review on Discharge, Referral and Admission examines the three independent processes of discharge, referral and admission followed by an integrated continuity of care perspective. The review selected 149 publications for discussion and presentation within the body of the report.

Structured Evidence-Based Literature Review on Discharge, Referral and Admission (PDF 1.83MB)