Integrating teamwork, clinician occupational well-being and patient safety – development of a conceptual framework based on a systematic review

Welp, A., Manser, T.
Submitted: July, 2016

Examined studies with teamwork, clinician well-being and patient safety looking at the relationships between two concepts and all three. The main barrier to advancing our understanding is the lack of an integrative, theory-based, and methodologically thorough approach that investigates the three concepts simultaneously and longitudinally (see Figure 2 of the article for a summary and ideas for future work. Focuses on nursing and hospital, with little primary care discussion. Earlier work was only ICU focused.

Resource Type:
  • Peer Reviewed Research
Study Design:
  • Review
  • Patient Safety & Medical Errors
  • Practice Transformation & Payment Models
  • Burnout, Well-being, & Professionalism