Primary Care

AHA Team Training Research and Evidence Base

This is a list of resources for primary care. Return to the main list to explore other topic areas.


Abu, O., & Ní Riain, A. (2012). Implementation of the primary care strategy 2005: a study of the experiences of team work among members of primary care teams in County Wexford in 2011. Irish Medical Journal 105(2), 60-61.

Adam, P., Brandenburg, D., Bremer, K., & Nordstrom, D. (2010). Effects of team care of frequent attendees on patients and physicians. Families, Systems & Health: The Journal of Collaborative Family Healthcare 28(3), 247-257.

Bilello, L.A., Scuderi, C., Haddad, C.J., Smotherman, C., & Shahady, E. (2018). Practice transformation: Using team-based care training to improve diabetes outcomes Journal of Primary Care & Community Health 9.

Delva, D., Jamieson, M., & Lemieux, M. (2008). Team effectiveness in academic primary health care teams. Journal of Interprofessional Care 22(6), 598-611.

Fiscella K, Mauksch L, Bodenheimer T, & Salas E. (2017). Improving care teams' functioning: recommendations from team science. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 43(7), 361-368.

Gannon, M., Qaseem, A., Snooks, Q., & Snow, V. (2012). Improving adult immunization practices using a team approach in the primary care setting. American Journal of Public Health 102(7), e46-e52.

Goldberg, D., Beeson, T., Kuzel, A., Love, L., & Carver, M. (2013). Team-Based Care: A Critical Element of Primary Care Practice Transformation. Population Health Management 16(3), 150-6.

Jesmin, S., Thind, A., & Sarma, S. (2012). Does team-based primary health care improve patients' perception of outcomes? Evidence from the 2007-08 Canadian Survey of Experiences with Primary Health. Health Policy (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 105(1), 71-83.

Kroner, B., Shanahan, R., & Vogel, E. (2011). Description of a team-based job improvement process within a large geographically dispersed primary care clinical pharmacy service. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association: Japha 51(1), 95-99.

Parker, A. L., Forsythe, L. L., & Kohlmorgen, I. K. (2018). TeamSTEPPS®: An evidence-based approach to reduce clinical errors threatening safety in outpatient settings: An integrative review. Journal of Healthcare Risk Management 38(4), 19-31.

Paul, M., Dodge, L., Intondi, E., Ozcelik, G., Plitt, K., & Hacker, M. (2017). Integrating TeamSTEPPS® into ambulatory reproductive health care: Early successes and lessons learned. Journal of Healthcare Risk Management 36(4), 25-36.

Samuelson, M., Tedeschi, P., Aarendonk, D., De La Cuesta, C., & Groenewegen, P. (2012). Improving interprofessional collaboration in primary care: Position Paper of the European Forum for Primary Care. Quality in Primary Care 20(4), 303-312.