Identifying cancer care team competencies to improve health care delivery
Delivering cancer care can be challenging. It involves integrating a number of issues, including extreme specialization, geographic dispersion, and the multitude of teams. Cancer care team members are often minimally trained in teamwork, particularly in multiteam care systems competencies.
So, how can care be effectively coordinated across the cancer care continuum?
For the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Westat used the Delphi technique to determine key knowledge, skills, attitudes, and other characteristics the cancer workforce need to team effectively and efficiently within and across care settings.