Project Information


Project Description: The TeamSTEPPS training program is an evidence-based set of teamwork tools, aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals. Huddles will be implemented to: i. Reduce interruptions daily ii. Improve communication among staff involved iii. Reinforce plans and adjust plans as necessary iv. Offer opportunities to have conversations that span boundaries and hierarchies v. Create a space of diverse understanding among both routine and unexpected events. I-Pass will be implemented to: i. Improve verbal handoff (communicating information from team to team or team to individual, mainly between doctors), to improve patient safety. ii. Standardize a sign out mechanism

QPI: Jared, Burdgess, (

Collaborators: (; Noheli, Gamez, (; Marissa, Stone, (

Advisors: Jacqueline, Baron Lee, (

UF Health Big Aims: Transform our Culture None

MeSH Keywords: None