Journal Article
Commentary

Governing the quality and safety of healthcare: a conceptual framework.

Brown A, Dickinson H, Kelaher M. Social science & medicine (1982). 2018;202:99-107.

Health care leadership can support the success of improvement initiatives. This commentary describes an approach to studying this important relationship through a team development lens. Drawing from the governance and health care literature, the authors suggest a framework to explore teamwork characteristics in executive staff and note gaps in understanding of how personal relationship dynamics and external factors affect board members' work.