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Fast does not imply flawed: analyzing emergency physician productivity and medical errors.

Hoot NR, Barbosa TJ, Chan HK, et al. Fast does not imply flawed: Analyzing emergency physician productivity and medical errors. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2022;3(6):e12849. 10.1002/emp2.12849

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December 14, 2022
Hoot NR, Barbosa TJ, Chan HK, et al. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2022;3(6):e12849.

Previous research has suggested that increases in physician workloads can threaten patient safety. This retrospective study found that medical errors are higher among emergency medicine physicians with lower productivity, as measured by the number of patients seen per hour.

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Hoot NR, Barbosa TJ, Chan HK, et al. Fast does not imply flawed: Analyzing emergency physician productivity and medical errors. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2022;3(6):e12849. 10.1002/emp2.12849

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