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Converting clicks into care

A novel tool to assess patient experience, developed at the Psychometrics Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, enters advanced pilot stage at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Like other service-oriented institutions, many hospitals ask patients to rate the quality…

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Scienmag: Admitting patterns of junior doctors may be behind ‘weekend effect’ in hospitals, study suggests

A new study links the ‘weekend effect’ of increased hospital mortality to junior doctors admitting a lower proportion of healthy patients at the weekend compared to weekdays. “There has been previous research on how physician-level factors influence patient care, but…

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Admitting patterns of junior doctors may be behind ‘weekend effect’ in hospitals, study suggests

Study led by University of Cambridge researchers links the ‘weekend effect’ of increased hospital mortality to junior doctors admitting a lower proportion of healthy patients at the weekend compared to weekdays. The "weekend effect" of increased hospital mortality has been…

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Workload and patient treatment

Workload affects both treatment and referral decisions by "gatekeepers" to specialist services such as primary care physicians and emergency doctors, says a new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. People with serious ailments naturally desire immediate…

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