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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