Dr. Weaver’s stream of research focuses on organizational factors that influence team performance and interventions designed to optimize patient safety and quality of care. This includes a particular focus organizational culture, teamwork processes within and between teams, and leadership.
Weaver SJ, Che X, Pronovost PJ, Goeschel CA, Kosel KC, Rosen MA. Improving patient safety and care quality: A multi-team system perspective. In: Salas E, Rico R, Shuffler Porter M., eds. Pushing the boundaries: Multiteam systems in research & practice (Research on managing groups and teams, vol. 16). Bingley, UK: Emerald; 2014: 35-60.
Weaver SJ, Weeks K, Pham JC, Pronovost PJ. On the CUSP: Stop BSI: Evaluating the relationship between CLABSI rates and patient safety climate profiles. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Oct;42(10 Suppl):S203-8. PMID: 25239711.
Weaver SJ, Dy SM, Rosen MA. Team-training in healthcare: A narrative synthesis of the literature. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 May;23(5):359-72.PMID: 24501181.
Weaver SJ, Lubomski LH, Wilson RF, Pfoh ER, Martinez KA, Dy SM. Promoting a culture of safety as a patient safety strategy: A systematic review. Ann of Intern Med. 2013;158(5_Part_2): 369-374. PMID: 23460092.
Winters BD, Weaver SJ, Pfoh ER, Yang T, Pham JC, Dy SM. Rapid response systems as a patient safety strategy: A systematic review. Ann of Intern Med. 2013;158 (5_Part_2):417-425. PMID: 23460099.
Weaver SJ, Salas E, King H. Twelve best practices for team training evaluation in health care. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 2011;37(8): 341-349. PMID: 21874969.
Weaver SJ, Lyons R, DiazGranados D, Rosen MA, Salas E, Oglesby J, Birnbach DJ, Augenstein JS, Robinson DW, King HB. The anatomy of health care team training and the state of practice: A critical review. Academic Medicine. 2010;85(11):1746-1760. PMID: 20841989.
Weaver SJ, Rosen MA, DiazGranados D, Lazzara EH, Lyons R, Salas E, Knych SA, McKeever M, Adler L, Barker M, King HB. Does teamwork improve performance in the operating room?: A multi-level evaluation. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.2010;36(3):133-142. PMID: 20235415.
Pritchard RD, Weaver SJ, Ashwood EL. Evidence-based productivity improvement: A practical guide to the productivity measurement and enhancement system. New York, NY: Routledge; 2011.