Replacing an academic internal medicine residency program with a physician assistant--hospitalist model: a comparative analysis study.

@article{Dhuper2009ReplacingAA,
  title={Replacing an academic internal medicine residency program with a physician assistant--hospitalist model: a comparative analysis study.},
  author={Sarita Dhuper and Sonia Choksi},
  journal={American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={132-9}
}
This study describes a comparative analysis of replacing medical residents with physician assistants and hospitalists on patient outcomes in a community hospital. Prospective data during the physician assistants-hospitalists service for 2 years was compared with 2 years of retrospective data of the medical residents model. Outcome measures included mortality, adverse events, readmissions, and patient satisfaction. For physician assistants- hospitalists versus medical residents models, all-cause… CONTINUE READING
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