Journal: BMJ Quality & Safety Author: Delisle M, Pradarelli JC, Panda N, Haynes AB, Hannenberg AA. Publication Date: Oct 2019
Description: Editorial
Effective teamwork and communication is now recognised as a critical component of safe and high-quality patient care. Researchers, policymakers and frontline providers are in search of strategies to improve teamwork in healthcare. The most frequently used strategy is teamwork training. Teamwork training involves a systematic process in which a team is guided (often by facilitators) to improve and master different skills for working together effectively. Single-centre teamwork training initiatives have demonstrated improvements in patient care, but these results have been challenging to reproduce at scale......
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