Improving Hospital Patient Safety Through Teamwork: The Use of TeamSTEPPS In CAHs

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Flex Monitoring Team (FMT)

This brief reviews teamwork and team training which have become a standard, evidence-based intervention in small and larger hospitals alike. The focus is on TeamSTEPPS, a training program developed and disseminated by the Department of Defense and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).