The Institute of Medicine Report on Resident Duty Hours: Part I: The Orthopaedic Trauma Association Response to the Report
- Asleep at the bedside? IOM says feds should issue tough work hour limits. // Hospital Employee Health;Feb2009, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p13
The article reports on the recommendation of the U.S. Institute of Medicine (IOM) to limit the hours of work of medical residents to avoid hazardous levels of fatigue. It notes that the IOM recommends shifts of no more than 16 hours, but approves shifts of up to 30 hours if the resident had five...
- Report Shows High Costs, Uncertain Effects of Proposed Limits to Resident Work Hours. // American Family Physician;7/1/2009, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p14
The article focuses on the cost implication of Institute of Medicine recommendations which would further restrict the work hours of residents for U.S. teaching facilities, based on a report from the RAND Corp. and the University of California-Los Angeles. The May 21, 2009 issue of the "New...
- Other voices. // Modern Healthcare;12/8/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 49, p18
The article focuses on a new report by experts at the Institute of Medicine which draws much-needed attention to other sources of potential errors, including the demands of residency programs, on-the-job training in medical specialties and patient care for new doctors. Residency programs in...
- Supply side docs. // Trustee;Apr96, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p3
Reports that the US Institute of Medicine called for an immediate cutback in federally funded hospital residencies due to the increasing influx of foreign-educated medical graduates. Filling up of remaining residency spots by American medical school graduates; Increasing number of foreign...
- POINT/COUNTER. Rhodes, Michael // Hem/Onc Today;2/10/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p10
The article presents a debate on the recommendation of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to limit resident duty hours for training in the U.S.
- Make no mistake: Errors must stop. Petitte, Karen; Edlin, Marl; Heimoff, Steven H. // Modern Physician;Jan2000, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p21
Focuses on medical errors that caused death in the United States according to the Institute of Medicine. Actions the government must take to prevent the errors; Need for cultures of safety designed by medical organizations; Impact on the confidence of the public on medical professionals.
- Hospitals: Get Out Alive. // Health (Time Inc. Health);Mar2000, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p26
Focuses on medical errors. Findings of a report by the Institute of Medicine; Types of medical mistakes; Suggestions on how to avoid becoming a victim of medical errors.
- MEDICATION ERRORS; AN UPDATE. // HealthFacts;Apr2001, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p4
Presents statistical information on medical errors in the United States, according to a report issued by the Institute of Medicine.
- To Err Can Be Fatal. Inlander, Charles B. // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Feb2000, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p2
Offers an opinion on the proposed solutions in the 1999 report of the Institute of Medicine regarding medical errors in hospitals as the leading cause of death in the United States.