Inpatient Attending Physician Rotation Duration Study
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00930111|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 30, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 1, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Inpatient Attending Physician Staffing Model||Other: 2-week rotation Other: 4-week rotation||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||62 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Inpatient Attending Physician Rotation Duration Study|
|Study Start Date :||June 2009|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2010|
Active Comparator: 2 weeks
Attending physicians are physician-of-records for traditional inpatient ward team (housestaff and medical students) for 2 weeks.
Other: 2-week rotation
Attending physician is assigned to a 2-week rotation.
Placebo Comparator: 4 weeks
Attending physicians are physician-of-records for traditional inpatient ward team (housestaff and medical students) for 4 weeks.
Other: 4-week rotation
Attending physician is assigned to a 4-week rotation.
- Patients' unplanned urgent visits to the health care system. [ Time Frame: 30 days after discharge ]
- Resident physicians' evaluation of attending physicians' performance. [ Time Frame: During 14 or 28 day rotations ]
- Medical students' evaluations of attending physicians' performance. [ Time Frame: During 14 or 28 day rotations ]
- Urgent visits to health care system among attending physicians' outpatient panel (if attending physician has an outpatient panel) [ Time Frame: During and 14 to 28 days after provider's rotation ]
- Attending physicians' work-life balance, perceived stress, and perceived burn-out. [ Time Frame: During 14 to 28 day rotations ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00930111
|United States, Illinois|
|Stroger Hospital of Cook County|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612|