Implementing a team-based daily goals sheet in a non-ICU setting

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009 Jul;35(7):384-8, 341. doi: 10.1016/s1553-7250(09)35054-0.


A tool was developed to improve communication in non-intensive care unit inpatient units. This tool clarifies patient-centered goals, provides an accurate information source for each patient, and helps nurses communicate more effectively with one another and the surgical team.

MeSH terms

  • Baltimore
  • Communication*
  • Continuity of Patient Care*
  • Forms and Records Control
  • Humans
  • Inpatients
  • Medical Records*
  • Patient Care Planning*
  • Patient Care Team / organization & administration*
  • Pilot Projects
  • Safety Management / methods*