Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)
Quality Improvement and Implementation Science
Jane Holl, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine; Director, Center for Healthcare Studies and Center for Education in Health Sciences
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Over the last 25 years a growing body of evidence shows that patient outcomes improve with organizational and process interventions targeting rehabilitation service delivery. This workshop aims to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to address problematic areas in team functioning (TF) and interdisciplinary coordination (IC). Woven into the workshop are relevant concepts derived from organization theory including Tacit Knowledge (TK) and Knowledge in Practice (KIP). Participants will examine how TF and IC impact patient outcomes in a variety of circumstances and develop both diagnostic skills and interventional strategies to optimize team work and staff coordination.