National Guidelines for On-Screen Presentation of Discharge Summaries
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The National guidelines for on-screen presentation of discharge summaries specify the sequence, layout and format of the core elements of hospital discharge summaries, as displayed in clinical information systems.
The guidelines were developed through extensive research, consultation and iterative testing with more than 70 clinicians.
The guidelines are intended to be used by:
- The medical software industry
- Health service organisations that procure and implement systems that generate and present discharge summaries.