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Handoffs and teamwork: a framework for care transition communication.

Webster KLW, Keebler JR, Lazzara EH, et al. Handoffs and teamwork: a framework for care transition communication. Jt Comm Qual Patient Saf. 2022;48(6-7):343-353. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2022.04.001

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June 29, 2022
Webster KLW, Keebler JR, Lazzara EH, et al. Jt Comm Qual Patient Saf. 2022;48(6-7):343-353.

Effective handoff communication is a key indicator of safe patient care. These authors outline a new model for handoff communication, integrating three theoretical frameworks addressing relevant inputs (i.e., individual organizational, environmental factors), mediators (e.g., communication, leadership), outcomes (e.g., patient, provider, teamwork, and organizational outcomes), and adaptation loops.

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Webster KLW, Keebler JR, Lazzara EH, et al. Handoffs and teamwork: a framework for care transition communication. Jt Comm Qual Patient Saf. 2022;48(6-7):343-353. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2022.04.001