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Journal Article > Review
Yuen JK, Reid MC, Fetters MD. J Gen Intern Med. 2011;26:791-797.
The review reveals shortcomings associated with do-not-resuscitate orders and suggests strategies to improve communication and hospital culture.
Journal Article > Study
Engaging residents and fellows to improve institution-wide quality: the first six years of a novel financial incentive program.
Vidyarthi AR, Green AL, Rosenbluth G, Baron RB. Acad Med. 2014;89:460-468.
This retrospective study found that providing resident and fellow physicians with a financial incentive to meet inpatient quality improvement goals led to enhanced patient safety processes, such as hospital-to-home transitions and timely completion of discharge summaries. These findings highlight a need for broader implementation of trainee incentives as part of quality improvement.