Enhance Teamwork in the Physician Office

Ineffective team communication is a top cause of patient injuries.  AHRQ recently released, Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS®) for Office-based Care, an evidence-based program to create efficient and effective health care teams that optimize the use of evidence, information, people and resources. The training toolkit is available online and includes scripts, PowerPoint presentations and videos that can be used to educate team members.