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ACGME recommends restricting first-years to 16 duty hours per day

The group received position statements from more than 100 medical organizations, heard personal testimony, and discussed the issue with the Institute of Medicine, patient advocates, sleep physiologists, patient safety experts and
June 2010

Letter from the Editor

Speaking of improvement programs, many hospitals employ rapid response systems as a way to boost patient safety and cut costs. ... Janet Colwell's story shows how you can assess less dramatic but important results like number of patient codes and
May 2011

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

However, they concluded that bar code technology within a medication administration system reduces errors and improves patient safety. ... 2. to 95%. Extubation was considered successful if patients didn't require reintubation while hospitalized, and
November 2010

Keeping track of mistakes that don't happen

Visualize an attending physician inserting a central line into a patient when the senior resident notices that something doesn't seem right. ... Stop!’” described Spencer G. Nabors, ACP Associate Member. The attending stops, realizes the resident is
April 2008

To err is human … to not plan for it is trouble

hospitals, according to a 1999 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report. “Even if a hospital has great preventive policies and teamwork, a fatal medical error can still occur,” said patient safety expert ... This person will conduct confidential interviews
December 2008

Extensivists and near miss programs: Readers respond to December issue

Many of our hospitals have been recognized as promoting patient safety through this project and webinars have been conducted across the state to highlight safety programs affecting such potentially dangerous therapies ... We applaud the efforts of ACP to
February 2012

Digital tools help patients find their way

We're trying to simplify patient access and their experience on campus,” he said. ... Janet Colwell is a freelance writer in West Hartford, Conn. Technology experts working for app vendors and hospitals are developing additional potential uses for
May 2017

A lot to remember

Evidence is necessary, but patient anecdotes can provide the additional push to get everyone to believe in a checklist. ... least competent person to deal with patient safety issues,” Dr.
September 2010

Flexible duty-hour policies associated with higher dissatisfaction among interns

Effectiveness of Models Optimizing Patient Safety and Resident Education (iCOMPARE) trial. ... Results on patient mortality outcomes, assessed using 2015 and 2016 Medicare data, are not yet available.
March 2018

A new kind of stewardship

As we all know, inpatient clinical statuses can change regularly, and a patient might need multiple interventions (e.g. ... start. Partnerships with local experts, complete medication reconciliation upon hospital admission, and awareness of available
January 2020

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