Items Tagged ‘teaching hospital’

February 5, 2013

Focus on Hospitals’ ‘July Effect’

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Some people believe that being admitted to a teaching hospital in July, when the new medical residents have just arrived, is a guarantee of poor care, and some research supports that view. But a new study suggests that fear of the “July effect” may be exaggerated…“If there really was a July effect, we would expect […]

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Tags: Jennifer S. McDonald, July Effect, medical residents, New York Times, teaching hospital

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