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- Effect of 16-Hour Duty Periods on Patient Care and Resident Education. MCCOY, CHRISTOPHER P.; HALVORSEN, ANDREW J.; LOFTUS, CONOR G.; MCDONALD, FURMAN S.; OXENTENKO, AMY S. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2011, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p192
OBJECTIVE: To measure the effect of duty periods no longer than 16 hours on patient care and resident education. PATIENTS AND METHODS: As part of our Educational innovations Project, we piloted a novel resident schedule for an Inpatient service that eliminated shifts longer than 16 hours without...
- Dr. JesÃºs GonzÃ¡lez Posada. Ramiro H., Manuel // Medicina Interna de Mexico;nov/dic2012, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p540
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- Health Care System Chaos Should Spur Innovation: Summary of a Report of the Society of General Internal Medicine Task Force on the Domain of General Internal Medicine. Larson, Eric B. // Annals of Internal Medicine;4/20/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 8, p639
The Society of General Internal Medicine asked a task force to redefine the domain of general internal medicine. The Society believes that the chaos and dysfunction that characterize today's medical care and the challenges facing general internal medicine should spur innovation. The task...
- The Future of Generalism. Barondess, Jeremiah A. // Annals of Internal Medicine;7/15/93, Vol. 119 Issue 2, p153
Analyzes the impact of changes in the practice of internal medicine on internists and patient care in the U.S. Outlook for generalism and subspecialization in internal medicine; Effect of internal medicine subspecialization on patient care; Benefits of general internal medicine.
- Starting a Conversation about the Future of Internal Medicine. // Annals of Internal Medicine;4/20/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 8, p659
Highlights the healthcare scenario in the United States, its rising costs, inconsistent quality, patient demand and the role of internal medicine. Publication of articles helping internists understand their role; Summary of a report on Domain of General Internal Medicine; Common ground for...
- Who Is Maintaining Certification in Internal Medicine--and Why? A National Survey 10 Years after Initial Certification. Lipner, Rebecca S.; Bylsma, Wayne H.; Arnold, Gerald K.; Fortna, Gregory S.; Tooker, John; Cassel, Christine K. // Annals of Internal Medicine;1/3/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 1, p29
Background: The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) adopted a framework, called Maintenance of Certification (MOC), for all certifying boards to evaluate physicians' competence throughout their careers, with the goal of improving the quality of health care. The MOC participation rates...
- A Comparison of Medical Record with Billing Diagnostic Information Associated with Ambulatory Medical Care. Studney, Donald R.; Hakstian, A. Ralph // American Journal of Public Health;Feb1981, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p145
Abstract: The Â° of similarity between diagnostic information furnished with claims and that simultaneously entered into the medical record was estimated for 1,215 private office visits in British Columbia. Canada. For each visit, claim card and chart diagnoses, were compared by having three...
- President's Message. S. W. J. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar1954, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p251
Presents views on what constitutes the specialty of gastroenterology. Information on the viewpoint of a young graduate of medical school on the issue; Important factor to consider when practicing good gastroenterology according to a gastroenterologist; Background on gastroenterology.
- Researchers find key data missing from patient files. // Modern Healthcare;2/14/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p60
Focuses on a study conducted by researchers in Colorado which found out that crucial health information was missing from patient files. Effect of the missing information on patients; Information lacking in some patient files; Respondents of the study.