The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has developed a tip sheet aimed at helping hospitals provide the highest quality care possible (http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/10tips.htm). The 10 tips include limiting shifts for medical residents and interns and adopting interventions to reduce the number of cases of ventilator-associated pneumonia and catheter-related urinary tract infections.
Hampton T. Patient Safety Tips. JAMA. 2006;296(24):2916. doi:10.1001/jama.296.24.2916-d