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Hospitalists see heavy workloads undermining care
Modern Healthcare

Heavy workloads can contribute to unnecessary tests and procedures, poor transitions of care and increased complications and mortality, according to self-reported data from more than 500 hospitalists.

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, collected survey responses from 506 hospitalists on topics such as how their excess workload affects patients’ risk of adverse events or causes delays in discharging patients.

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