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Mitchell and Morrison have raised some important concerns in relation to the creation and transmission of electronic discharge summaries.1 We agree that while electronic summaries hold the potential to improve information transfer across care settings, they can be disruptive to the workflow of doctors and are not necessarily of a higher quality than manual discharge summaries.2 Barriers to the use of electronic discharge summaries centre around technological and workplace issues including speed and functionality of discharge summary software, poor interoperability between systems within hospitals and externally, time pressures and interruptions on those completing discharge …
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