Research and Evaluation on Health Care Teams: How to Shoot at a Moving Target, Part 3 - Central Issues in Successful Team Research Efforts
This paper was originally published in the Proceedings of the Third Annual Interdisciplinary Team Care Conference, which took place September 10-12, 1981 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It is reproduced here with the permission of the author.
Even with the problems inherent in research on health care teams, we must move forward by confronting the problems directly. We must get on with the difficult task of research on teams or stop talking about "advantages" we cannot make tangible to those who ask us for evidences. For the puposes of this panel, the author has focused on issues the team research cluster at Rochester identified and experienced as central to improving the quality of their research effort on interdisciplinary health care teams.