Developing Ground Rules for Primary Care Team Communication

Resource: Ground Rules for Team Communication (PDF, 268 KB, 7 pages)

Agreeing about how and when to communicate with each other can ensure productive, respectful meetings, and high-functioning teams during patient care. This resource can be used to lead a group discussion about developing ground rules for how primary care team members communicate with each other. By providing some examples of ground rules and healthy communication, this resource supports optimizing communication, an important part of Key Driver 4: Create and support high functioning teams to deliver high-quality evidence-based care.

Institution of origin: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Center for Excellence in Primary Care

Copyright information: © 2014 and 2012, The Regents of the University of California

Publication date: 2014 and 2012

Page last reviewed November 2018
Page originally created October 2018
Internet Citation: Developing Ground Rules for Primary Care Team Communication. Content last reviewed November 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. https://www.ahrq.gov/evidencenow/tools/ground-rules.html
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