Effective teamwork in healthcare: research and reality.

  title={Effective teamwork in healthcare: research and reality.},
  author={Dave Clements and Myl{\`e}ne Claude Dault and A. David Priest},
  volume={7 Spec No},
Issues affecting health workplaces range from serious concerns that could affect the immediate physical safety of workers to those that would improve productivity and efficiency, or make an organization a preferred employer. Employers and workers might consider effective teamwork an asset, but for patients it is a prerequisite. This paper reviews the evidence for effective teamwork, primarily that gathered by a research team funded by the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF). We… CONTINUE READING

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