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Cross-disciplinary, Teamwork Processes, Healthcare
Background: The research was carried out to highlight the importance of a cross-disciplinary approach to teamwork in the healthcare sector.
Aim: The purpose of the systematic review is to carefully analyze the existing literature on the cross-disciplinary approach practiced in healthcare institutions and its impact on the overall efficiency associated with it.
Method: A systematic search of databases including PubMed and Google Scholar was conducted to identify relevant studies published between 2005-2023. The inclusion criteria for this study consisted of selecting articles written in English that specially examined the cross-disciplinary teamwork approach and its impact on healthcare institutions, professionals, and patients. Additionally, the chosen articles had to use well-established measurement approaches that provide valuable data on the cross-disciplinary teamwork that affects patients' health in the hospital setting. After initial screening and quality assessment, ten studies were included in the synthesis.
Results: It revealed a consistent pattern of cross-disciplinary teamwork processes directly linked with patient care and services provided by the healthcare institutions.
Conclusion: The review underscores the importance of cross-disciplinary teamwork processes in hospital settings. The research concluded that the cross-disciplinary teamwork processes hold the potential as an effective strategy for enhancing patient care and teamwork among healthcare professionals.
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