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AHA's Team Training Program

Healthcare Industry

Organizations Involved

Occupations Involved

Workforce Development Focus

Workforce Issues Addressed


American Hospital Association (AHA)

Healthcare, general

Improving the quality of healthcare workforce AND healthcare workforce retention

Training current healthcare professionals in new techniques or practices; Any activity or implement that addresses reducing healthcare professional turnover


The American Hospital Association (AHA) has a team-training program called TeamSTEPPS (Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety). The goal of the program is to help health professionals at a health care system improve their communication and teamwork skills through training, education and resources. Ultimately, participants of AHA's TeamSTEPPS program can increase their process efficiencies, improve patient outcomes, increase their patients' satisfaction and enhance their own job/work satisfaction.

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