TeamSTEPPS, Strategies And Tools To Enhance Performance And Patient Safety

Dr. Paul Barach (co-author)
TeamSTEPPS-Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety is the leading evidence-based set of teamwork tools, aimed at training healthcare providers to optimize patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork skills. TeamSTEPPS focuses on specific skills supporting team performance principles, including training requirements, behavioral methods, human factors, and cultural change designed to improve quality and patient safety. It was the team Winner of 2007 Scott Myers Award for Applied Research in the Workplace, Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology for TeamSTEPPS, DOD Team Training Program, 2007.