Due to COVID-19, CRH will continue working remotely until further notice.
Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS)
Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS) was developed by the
Department of Defense Patient Safety Program, in collaboration with the Agency for Healthcare Research and
Quality (AHRQ). TeamSTEPPS is an evidence-based teamwork system aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by
improving communication and other teamwork skills among healthcare professionals. TeamSTEPPS includes a
comprehensive suite of ready-to-use materials and training curriculum necessary to successfully integrate
teamwork principles into all areas of your healthcare system.
North Dakota hospitals that have received TeamSTEPPS master training include the
Altru Clinic-Lake Region and CHI St. Alexius Health, Devils Lake
Tioga Medical Center
CHI St. Alexius Health, Garrison
Sakakawea Medical Center, Hazen
Medcenter One, Bismarck
Heart of America Medical Center, Rugby
Trinity Kenmare Community Hospital
Innovis Health, Fargo
Cooperstown Medical Center
Wishek Community Hospital
Presentation Medical Center, Rolla
Southwest Healthcare Services, Bowman
St. Andrews Health Center, Bottineau
Jacobson Memorial Hospital, Elgin
Altru Health System, Grand Forks
Nelson County Health System, McVille
MeritCare Health System, Fargo
Quentin N Burdick Memorial Healthcare Facility, Belcourt
This initiative is a collaborative effort involving Agency for Healthcare
Research and Quality (AHRQ), Quality Health Associates of North Dakota, and UND Center for Rural Health,
and the North Dakota CAH Quality Network.
Future trainings will be offered. The training will provide individuals a train the trainer model, which
results in instructors who in turn train and coach staff in targeted work areas. If you are interested in
learning more about this please contact Jody Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org.