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Outcome Measures for Effective Teamwork in Inpatient Care [electronic resource] : Final Report

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780833043153Publication details: Santa Monica : RAND Corporation, 2008.ISBN:
  • 9780833046024
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Outcome Measures for Effective Teamwork in Inpatient Care : Final ReportDDC classification:
  • 362.1068
LOC classification:
  • R729.5.H4O98 2008
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Contents:
Cover; Preface; Contents; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Acronyms; Chapter 1. Introduction; PURPOSE OF THE RESEARCH; IMPORTANCE OF TEAMWORK FOR PATIENT SAFETY; CURRENT TEAMWORK-IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVES; CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK; Chapter 2. Review of the Literature on Teamwork and Patient Safety; METHODS; RESULTS; OUTCOME MEASURES USED BY IDENTIFIED STUDIES; Chapter 3. Selection of Clinical Areas; IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF CLINICAL AREAS; SELECTION OF CLINICAL AREAS; Chapter 4. Measure Identification and Rating on Relationship to Teamwork
Appendix A. Articles Included in Literature ReviewAppendix B. Members of the Clinical Advisory Panel; Appendix C. Highly Rated Measures for Each Clinical Area; Appendix D. Descriptions of Highly Rated Measures for Each Clinical Area; Appendix E. Concepts Suggested by Clinical Advisory Panel; Appendix F. Empirical Results for Labor and Delivery Measures; Appendix G. Empirical Results for Surgery Measures; References
IDENTIFICATION, RATING, AND SELECTION OF MEASURESMEASURE-RATING RESULTS; Chapter 5. Empirical Testing of Selected Measures; METHODS; RESULTS OF DATA ASSESSMENT AND EMPIRICAL TESTING; LABOR AND DELIVERY MEASURES; SURGERY MEASURES; AMI MEASURES; Chapter 6. Discussion; SUMMARY; USE OF PROCESS OF CARE AND OUTCOME MEASURES; DATA SOURCES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF TEAMWORK-RELATED MEASURES; APPLICATION OF MEASURES OF LOW-FREQUENCY EVENTS; VALUE OF A MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM FOR IDENTIFYING AND TESTINGTEAMWORK-RELATED MEASURES; POTENTIAL AREAS FOR ADDITIONAL WORK
Summary: The Department of Defense (DoD) has been one of the leaders in actions to improve teamwork, which it has pursued with the goal of achieving safer care and reducing adverse events for patients served by its military hospitals. DoD and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) have worked together to develop tools to improve teamwork in delivering care in order to achieve safer outcomes for patients. In 2004, AHRQ modified its Patient Safety Evaluation Center contract with RAND to add an analytic study to identify and test measures that have the potential to capture improvements in t
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Cover; Preface; Contents; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Acronyms; Chapter 1. Introduction; PURPOSE OF THE RESEARCH; IMPORTANCE OF TEAMWORK FOR PATIENT SAFETY; CURRENT TEAMWORK-IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVES; CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK; Chapter 2. Review of the Literature on Teamwork and Patient Safety; METHODS; RESULTS; OUTCOME MEASURES USED BY IDENTIFIED STUDIES; Chapter 3. Selection of Clinical Areas; IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF CLINICAL AREAS; SELECTION OF CLINICAL AREAS; Chapter 4. Measure Identification and Rating on Relationship to Teamwork

Appendix A. Articles Included in Literature ReviewAppendix B. Members of the Clinical Advisory Panel; Appendix C. Highly Rated Measures for Each Clinical Area; Appendix D. Descriptions of Highly Rated Measures for Each Clinical Area; Appendix E. Concepts Suggested by Clinical Advisory Panel; Appendix F. Empirical Results for Labor and Delivery Measures; Appendix G. Empirical Results for Surgery Measures; References

IDENTIFICATION, RATING, AND SELECTION OF MEASURESMEASURE-RATING RESULTS; Chapter 5. Empirical Testing of Selected Measures; METHODS; RESULTS OF DATA ASSESSMENT AND EMPIRICAL TESTING; LABOR AND DELIVERY MEASURES; SURGERY MEASURES; AMI MEASURES; Chapter 6. Discussion; SUMMARY; USE OF PROCESS OF CARE AND OUTCOME MEASURES; DATA SOURCES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF TEAMWORK-RELATED MEASURES; APPLICATION OF MEASURES OF LOW-FREQUENCY EVENTS; VALUE OF A MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM FOR IDENTIFYING AND TESTINGTEAMWORK-RELATED MEASURES; POTENTIAL AREAS FOR ADDITIONAL WORK

The Department of Defense (DoD) has been one of the leaders in actions to improve teamwork, which it has pursued with the goal of achieving safer care and reducing adverse events for patients served by its military hospitals. DoD and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) have worked together to develop tools to improve teamwork in delivering care in order to achieve safer outcomes for patients. In 2004, AHRQ modified its Patient Safety Evaluation Center contract with RAND to add an analytic study to identify and test measures that have the potential to capture improvements in t