Pilot study of the development of a theory-based instrument to evaluate the communication process during multidisciplinary team conferences in rheumatology

@article{Verhoef2005PilotSO,
  title={Pilot study of the development of a theory-based instrument to evaluate the communication process during multidisciplinary team conferences in rheumatology},
  author={John Verhoef and Pieter J. Toussaint and Hein Putter and Bertie J. H. M. Schonk and Theodora P. M. Vliet Vlieland},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  year={2005},
  volume={74 10},
  pages={783-90}
}
BACKGROUND Coordinated teams with multidisciplinary team conferences are generally seen as a solution to the management of complex health conditions. However, problems regarding the process of communication during team conferences are reported, such as the absence of a common language or viewpoint and the exchange of irrelevant or repeated information. To determine the outcome of interventions aimed at improving communication during team conferences, a reliable and valid assessment method is… CONTINUE READING