Lessons From the Field: Promising Interprofessional Practices
“We’ve been able to improve outcomes by implementing programs. …That takes pharmacy, physicians, nursing, all at the table to figure out exactly how to get that done.”
“We work together and really rally around themes that we come to by consensus.”
Those are just a few of the comments from health care professionals across the country talking about their interprofessional collaborative work. Teamwork that promotes the participation of each discipline can—and does—keep people healthier; in an effort to learn about promising practices that provide the best care possible, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation interviewed 16 organizations, and visited seven of them. This nine-minute video identifies six promising practices and gives voice to those putting the practices into action.