Implementation of team training in outpatient breast oncology.

  title={Implementation of team training in outpatient breast oncology.},
  author={Anne Harvey Gross and Michael Jason Kalfin and Ann Partridge and Sharon Lane and Harold J. Burstein and Barbara Fine and Nancy A Hilton and Clare M Sullivan and Lynn Colicchio and Erin E Hagemeister and Anne E Kelly and Audrea Hotsko Szabatura and Eric P. Winer and Susan Mann and Saul N. Weingart},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  volume={30 34_suppl},
83 Background: Team Training (TT) principles, used in high-risk industries to reduce errors and improve communication and task coordination, have been applied in several areas of medicine, but not in outpatient oncology. We piloted a TT program in a large, academic, clinical breast cancer program. METHODS Observations, interviews, and anonymous adverse event reporting systems were used to identify areas of vulnerability for intervention: Communication of changes in same-day chemotherapy… CONTINUE READING