Overview The TeamSTEPPS® Pocket Guide is a quick-reference application designed and developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, which is the Nation's lead Federal agency for research to improve the safety and quality of health care.
Team Strategies & Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety, known as TeamSTEPPS, is a teamwork system developed by AHRQ and the Department of Defense to improve collaboration and communication in health care settings. Patient safety experts agree that communication and other teamwork skills are essential to the delivery of high-quality health care and to the prevention of medical errors, patient injury, and harm.
For more information about TeamSTEPPS, please visit us on the Web at https://www.ahrq.gov/teamstepps/index.html.
Mobile Application: • Compatible version available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and all other major mobile platforms * • Full mobility without the need for wireless or Internet connectivity ** • Optional subscription for email notification of available updates
* View the supported device list to check for compatibility with your specific device ** Application downloads and data updates require Internet connectivity