Team Strategies to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS) is an evidence-based set of teamwork tools, aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals. It includes a comprehensive set of ready-to-use materials and a training curriculum to successfully integrate teamwork principles into any health care system.
TeamSTEPPS website – http://www.teamsteppsportal.org/
Additional information regarding Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (HSOPS) – http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/
Katherine Jones, PT, PhD
Associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center