Teamwork Essentials for Hospitalists

Kevin J. O'Leary*, Krystal Hanrahan, Rachel M. Cyrus

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Teamwork is essential to providing high-quality patient care. Hospital settings pose important challenges to teamwork. Measurement is key to understanding baseline performance and assessing whether teamwork is improving. The authors recommend a multifaceted approach, using a combination of complementary interventions with an ultimate goal that improved teamwork translates into improved patient outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)727-737
Number of pages11
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Volume104
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2020

Keywords

  • Clinical microsystems
  • Interprofessional practice
  • Patient safety
  • Teamwork

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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