November 22, 2012
This article examines the debate around medical resident duty hours, specifically noting the discrepancy between duty-hour limits and the evidence base to support them. The authors suggest Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) grant programs a research exemption to address the issues of evaluation.
May 29, 2012
Researchers offer a snapshot of California's tight job market for new nurses, and "presenteeism" and its effect on care.
February 26, 2012
New studies identify 10 clinical reasoning practices that nurses use to prevent medical errors, and link nurses' long working hours and physical inactivity on the job to obesity.
January 30, 2012
Human Capital Blog
A recent study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded RN Work Project takes a close look at state rules capping nurses’ mandatory overtime hours. As of 2010, 16 states had imposed such caps, with the goal of avoiding errors caused by long ho ...
January 1, 2003
This chapter of the Anthology examines the Foundation's investments in building capacity among social scientists to do health policy analysis.