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Association between days worked by hospitalists, patient outcomes

JAMA Internal Medicine

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

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.

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