According to Sollecito & Johnson (2013), healthcare organizations have moved away from focusing on technical expertise to focusing on clinical teams that focus on patients’ needs and organizational systems thinking.
After completing this week’s reading, answer the following questions:
a. Why are organizations focusing on teamwork as opposed to skill acquisition?
b. How are new health care professionals being trained on systems thinking and teamwork/collaboration? Do you think this will make a difference in quality outcomes? Why or why not?
Sollecito, W.A. & Johnson, J. K. (2013). Continuous quality improvement in health care (4th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. ISBN: 9780763781545