Health care teams with grit

In the 1980s, a cardiac surgeon once told Tom Lee that a team is a group of people who do what he wants them to do, even when he’s not there. In the 1990s, Lee’s colleagues talked about multidisciplinary teams, where each member brings a different skill set to the table. The phrase “practicing at the top of your license” for individuals within multidisciplinary teams gained prominence in the early 2000s.

We’re in an age of incredible medical progress, but all these new insights add up to information overload. Plus, patients are coming in with increasingly complex conditions and comorbidities. There is so much to know and to do. …more

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