Association Between Days Worked by Hospitalists, Patient Outcomes

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: This observational study of hospitalized Medicare patients examined the association between the number of days worked clinically per year by hospitalist physicians and patient mortality rates.

Authors: Hirotaka Kato, Ph.D., of Keio University in Tokyo, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.5247)

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