Examining work schedules of hospitalists, patient outcomes

November 25, 2019

What The Study Did: This observational study investigated whether the continuity of hospitalists' work schedules, such as working more days consecutively compared to intermittently, was associated with outcomes for patients admitted to Texas hospitals.

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Authors: James S. Goodwin, M.D., of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.5193)

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