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
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.
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
Giving inpatients access to their electronic health records (EHRs) during hospitalization appeared to improve empowerment and did not seem to affect clinician or nurse workload, according to a small new study. ... Surveys that evaluated caregiver workload
These physicians have done admirable work in patient rounding, resident education, technology, workload balance, and more. ... I take a triangular approach,” said Dr. Michtalik, whose research focuses on issues surrounding physician workload,
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.
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.
Electronic order volume may be significantly associated with patient complexity and could therefore represent a potential marker of resident physician workload, a recent study suggested. ... of other EHR-derived metrics that may represent workload, and
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.
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.