Courtesy of Dr. Arora. The findings were mostly reassuring (for example, fewer than 3% of hospitalists report ever having discharged a patient early to reduce workload) but did provide some useful ... Q: What findings from the survey were most concerning?
Kansagara said. They should also assess health system resources, as well as how staff workload may be affected by predictive models, to determine the feasibility of various models. ... Results showed that using an electronic tool that automatically
Although there was some resistance to the concept of a nonteaching service at first, hospitalists now embrace the change as a way of reducing workload for all medical teams and allowing
These reasons often include an unpredictable and highly variable workload, costly night coverage, a high proportion of uninsured and underinsured patients, and an inefficient work flow due to ready access and
Geographic cohorting, which assigns a hospitalist to a single inpatient unit, may increase clinicians' interaction with patients but could also negatively affect workload, according to a recent observational study.
First, I believe we need to recognize that we share the problems of understaffing, dangerously high workloads (at times) and an emphasis on profit that pushes us to these levels.
Hospitalists are, of course, very concerned about salary, benefits and workload when seeking jobs.
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.
He was feeling irritable, crabby, and just a little bit nervous about the workload and lack of sleep.
Both genders ranked optimal workload first, but men chose substantial pay next, while women prioritized collegiality with physicians and control over personal time above pay. ... The observed differences in workload and other characteristics may account