Book/Report

Implementing Optimal Team-Based Care to Reduce Clinician Burnout.

Smith CD; Corbridge S; Dopp AL; Fried J; Harter R; Landefeld S; Martin CY; Opelka F; Sandy L; Sato L; Sinsky C; National Academy of Medicine.

Teamwork can contribute to a healthy and respectful work environment. This discussion paper reviews evidence-based characteristics of high-functioning teams and barriers to their optimization in health care. Strategies to enhance teamwork and consequently clinician well-being include improvements in workflow, health information technologies, and financial models to train and sustain teams.