When the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education decided in 2003 to limit residents' work to 80 hours per week, opponents said that the change would be a disaster for hospital medicine. But while the ruling has presented staffing challenges, patients have not suffered and hospitalists are in higher demand than ever on the job market.
Experts from all areas of health care met in Philadelphia in July to discuss ways to improve transitions of care.
Legislators look for equality with insurance for physical ailments.
Elisabeth Paice, FRCP, describes efforts to improve training in the U.KElisabeth Paice, FRCP, describes efforts to improve training in the U.K.
Knowing what to look for is one key to determining risk.