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Impressions of Resident Sign Out Pre-Pilot [INFOGRAPHIC]

on January 8, 2013 Research with 0 comments

Prior to implementing the Smart Sign Out pilot study with the University at Buffalo, we set out to investigate resident impressions of the current sign out systems in place at the hospitals that they practice at. The sign out systems differ at each facility, ranging from web-based tools to spreadsheets or typed documents. The survey […]

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iPad Update Versions 1.3 and 1.4

on December 13, 2012 Software Updates with 0 comments

Earlier this week, a new version of the Smart Sign Out iPad app was released. Check out what’s new and download the update now! Version 1.4 (released 12/10/12)   Version 1.3 (released 11/30/12)   Note: All screenshots used on the blog or throughout the website are taken from a Smart Sign Out demo account. The […]

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Progress Notes, Next/Previous Patient & More – The November App Update

on November 28, 2012 Software Updates with 0 comments

We’ve added some new features that will make updating sign out more efficient, and improve patient safety and physician communication. Here’s what’s new on the web as of 11/30/12 Blank Progress Note Generator You can now generate basic progress notes for a patient that will automatically pull in the patient’s basic information (age, sex, weight, […]

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New Tabs, Cover Sheet Editor & Help Guide – Web Update

on November 21, 2012 Software Updates with 0 comments

The Pediatrics Residency program at the University at Buffalo officially started using Smart Sign Out this week. The chief residents and I spent all day Saturday adding patients into the new system and training residents on how to use our software. I am really enjoying working with Amanda and Jen — they are the champions […]

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How to Transfer Patients to a New Team

on November 14, 2012 Tutorials with 0 comments

Question: Is it possible to transfer a patient from one team to a different team? Because deleting a patient from one team and adding the patient to another team is inconvenient. Answer: Yes, to transfer a patient from one team to another, follow the steps below. Now the patient is listed on your team’s Dashboard. […]

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