Impact Case Study: Iowa Foundation
for Medical Care (IFMC) (Medicare Quality Improvement Organization [QIO] for Iowa)
- Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS®):
- Used at Covenant Medical Center and Sartori Memorial Hospital.
- TeamSTEPPS® trainers coach surgical teams, track patients from admission to the operating room.
- Surgical complications reduced
Image: An arrow points from the TeamSTEPPS® logo to a cyclical process of Higher Patient Satisfaction → Reduce Medical Errors → Improve Morale → Patient Safety Culture.
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