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Patient Care Risks On The Rise Due To Regulations To Reduce Intern Work Hours
2013-03-27 07:26:10

National regulations put in place in 2011 to reduce the number of continuous-duty hours that first-year resident physicians were required to maintain has been more troublesome than beneficial.

2011-09-09 11:32:07

The new limits on hours that physicians-in-training can work will prove costly for U.S teaching hospitals, which will need to spend up to $1.3 billion a year, and possibly more, to effect the changes, a new UCLA study suggests.

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2011-02-25 06:25:00

A new survey, published in the Archives of Surgery, finds that 6 out of 10 surgical residents work more hours than safety regulations allow.

2010-06-24 14:17:03

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) task force charged with reassessing resident training program standards today presented a comprehensive set of draft standards that revise requirements for supervision and duty hours to better match residents' levels of experience and emerging competencies, advancing both graduate medical education and quality patient care in the nation's teaching hospitals.

2010-06-23 17:01:00

CHICAGO, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) task force charged with reassessing resident training program standards today presented a comprehensive set of draft standards that revise requirements for supervision and duty hours to better match residents' levels of experience and emerging competencies, advancing both graduate medical education and quality patient care in the nation's teaching hospitals. Summarized in an article...

2010-06-23 16:00:00

CHICAGO, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) task force charged with reassessing resident training program standards today presented a comprehensive set of draft standards that revise requirements for supervision and duty hours to better match residents' levels of experience and emerging competencies, advancing both graduate medical education and quality patient care in the nation's teaching hospitals. Summarized in an article...

2010-01-04 14:49:48

At the request of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce as part of an investigation into preventable medical errors, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has issued a report recommending further restrictions regarding duty hours for resident physicians and other actions to reduce resident fatigue and ensure patient safety, according to an article published in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR).

2008-12-03 00:40:56

Fatigue, spotty supervision and excessive workloads all create conditions that can put patients' safety at risk at U.S. hospitals, researchers contend. Michael M.E.

2005-09-06 15:25:00

The long hours and overnight shifts that are a rite of passage for young doctors may leave them so sleep-deprived that they function as poorly as if they'd had a few cocktails, a new study finds.


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