Patient Safety

  • November 4, 2016 Today the ACGME released its proposal to roll back the 16-hour limit on consecutive work for first year residents, returning to 28-hour on-call shifts, performed with little or no sleep. At the same time, it calls for relaxing requirements for residents to report the hours they work and provides no concrete measures […] Read more

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  • CIR President Dr. Hemant Sindhu offers a new perspective on the July Effect, highlighting innovative, resident-driven patient safety and quality improvement projects that are transforming health care. In The Health Care Blog, he writes: Every year around this time, there is a rash of news coverage and discussion about the “July Effect,” a term used […] Read more

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