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Journal Article
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Toward the development of the perfect medical team: critical components for adaptation.

Gregory ME, Hughes AM, Benishek LE, et al. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(2):e47-e70.

High reliability remains an elusive goal for health care organizations. The authors of this study posit that medical teams’ ABCs – attitudes, behaviors, and cognitions – are critical for high-reliability, enhancing team adaptation and increasing patient safety. The article outlines practical tools and educational strategies that can be leveraged by a variety of healthcare organizations to improve team-based care.