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Journal Article
Commentary

Effective followership: a standardized algorithm to resolve clinical conflicts and improve teamwork.

Sculli GL, Fore AM, Sine DM, et al. Journal of healthcare risk management : the journal of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management. 2015;35:21-30.

Hierarchy and authority gradients are persistent contributors to poor communication in health care. This commentary describes a way for clinicians to challenge authority and assert themselves to enhance team communication and raise concerns.