Hospitalist programs are taking a hard look at ways to distribute workload fairly. ... Thedacare's solution to workload imbalance at its two Appleton campuses was driven by clinician input, said Dr.
A greater workload among attending physicians was associated with less effective teaching and possibly compromised safety in a new retrospective study. ... However, they concluded that the workload of attending physicians may have an adverse effect on
division of primary care internal medicine in Rochester, Minn., who has studied academic workload. ... Hospitalists also have to convince leadership to prioritize developing a model for physician workload.
For patient outcomes, higher workload and longer length of stay were significantly more likely to be associated with a patient safety indicator event. ... However, they concluded that the workload of attending physicians may have an adverse effect on
As for workload, about 23% of respondents had 11 to 19 patients on their average starting team census, while about 16% had 60 patients or more.
For example, a May 2014 JAMA Internal Medicine study showed an association between increased hospitalist workload and reduced efficiency and higher costs. ... a cost of between $5,000 and $7,500, as hospitalist workload increased.
This month's issue includes stories on hospitalist workload, acute kidney injury, and academic careers, as well as coverage from the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2013 conference. ... Recognizing these nuances, hospitalist programs are taking a
This month's issue tackles gender equity and workload in academic medicine. ... Their male colleagues share the burden of the other challenge in our cover story package—workload.
At Munson Medical Center in Michigan, hospitalists' workload and compensation are determined by personal preference. ... The physicians' salaries (which make up 50% of their compensation, with the other 50% coming from productivity) are based on their
The study also assessed data on residents' work schedules, sleep, workload, and other factors. ... Excessive work hours degrade patient safety, but so too do excessive workloads and poor handoffs,” the authors wrote.