Association of the 2011 ACGME Resident Duty Hour Reforms With Mortality and Readmissions Among Hospitalized Medicare Patients

In the Journal of the American Medical Association, Mitesh Patel, Kevin Volpp and colleagues evaluate patient outcomes associated with 2011 limits on resident work hours, and find no change in 30-day mortality rates or 30-day all-cause readmission rates. See the LDI blog post on this study.