TeamSTEPPS is an evidence-based teamwork system aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals.
The MetroHealth System is proud to be a TeamSTEPPS Regional Training Center. We offer training to create a national network of master trainers, who will in turn offer TeamSTEPPS training to frontline providers in hospitals and other health care settings throughout the country.
TeamSTEPPS provides higher quality, safer patient care by:
- Producing highly effective medical teams that optimize the use of information, people, and resources to achieve the best clinical outcomes for patients.
- Increasing team awareness and clarifying team roles and responsibilities.
- Resolving conflicts and improving information sharing.
- Eliminating barriers to quality and safety.
MetroHealth has implemented TeamSTEPPS in our Emergency Department, Trauma Center, Surgical Intensive Care Units, Burn Care Center, operating rooms, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Labor and Delivery Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Postpartum Unit and one of our health centers.