Measures and Methods to Advance the Science of Teaming and Coordination in Cancer Care (Resources)


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Special series in JCO Oncology Practice on teams in cancer care


  • Brunson JC, Laubenbacher RC. Applications of network analysis to routinely collected health care data: a systematic review. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Feb 1;25(2):210-221. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocx052. PMID: 29025116.
  • Doose M, Verhoeven D, Sanchez JI, Livinski AA, Mollica M, Chollette V, Weaver SJ. Team-Based Care for Cancer Survivors With Comorbidities: A Systematic Review. J Healthc Qual. 2022 Sep-Oct 01;44(5):255-268. doi: 10.1097/JHQ.0000000000000354. PMID: 36036776
  • DuGoff EH, Fernandes-Taylor S, Weissman GE, Huntley JH, Pollack CE. A scoping review of patient-sharing network studies using administrative data. Transl Behav Med. 2018 Jul 17;8(4):598-625. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibx015. PMID: 30016521.
  • Marsteller JA, Dukhanin V, Kang SY, Russell LE, Vass M, Zhang A, Sharma R, Bass EB, Snyder C. Measuring Healthcare Organization Characteristics in Cancer Care Delivery Research. Technical Brief No. 43. (Prepared by the Johns Hopkins University Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 75Q80120D00003.) AHRQ Publication No. 23-EHC025. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; June 2023.
  • Mathieu JE, Gallagher PT, Domingo MA, Klock EA. Embracing complexity: Reviewing the past decade of team effectiveness research. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior. 2019; 6(1): 17-46. doi: 10.1146/annurev-orgpsych-012218-015106.
  • Thomas CL, Spitzmüller C, Amspoker AB, Modi V, Tran T, Naik AD, Woodard L, Auron A, Hysong SJ. A Systematic Literature Review of Instruments to Measure Coordination. J Healthc Manag. 2018 May-Jun;63(3):e1-e18. doi: 10.1097/JHM-D-16-00025. PMID: 29734285.
  • Taplin SH, Weaver S, Salas E, Chollette V, Edwards HM, Bruinooge SS, Kosty MP. Reviewing cancer care team effectiveness. J Oncol Pract. 2015 May;11(3):239-46. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2014.003350. Epub 2015 Apr 14. PMID: 25873056.

Example papers by keynote speakers

  • Burns LR, Nembhard IM, Shortell SM. Integrating network theory into the study of integrated healthcare. Soc Sci Med. 2022 Mar;296:114664. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114664. PMID: 35121369.
  • Valentine MA, Nembhard IM, Edmondson AC. Measuring teamwork in health care settings: a review of survey instruments. Med Care. 2015 Apr;53(4):e16-30. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e31827feef6. PMID: 24189550.

Example papers by workshop speakers

  • Amspoker AB, Lester HF, Spitzmueller C, Thomas CL, Hysong SJ. Developing and validating a comprehensive measure of coordination in patient aligned care teams. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Oct 10;22(1):1243. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-08590-2. PMID: 36217148.
  • Cavanaugh KJ, Logan JM, Zajac SA, Holladay CL. Core conditions of team effectiveness: Development of a survey measuring Hackman's framework. J Interprof Care. 2021 Nov-Dec;35(6):914-919. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2020.1871327. PMID: 33587006.
  • de Moor JS, Kent EE, McNeel TS, Virgo KS, Swanberg J, Tracy JK, Banegas MP, Han X, Qin J, Yabroff KR. Employment Outcomes Among Cancer Survivors in the United States: Implications for Cancer Care Delivery. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2021 May 4;113(5):641-644. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djaa084. PMID: 32533839.
  • de Moor JS, Williams CP, Blinder VS. Cancer-Related Care Costs and Employment Disruption: Recommendations to Reduce Patient Economic Burden as Part of Cancer Care Delivery. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 2022 Jul 5;2022(59):79-84. doi: 10.1093/jncimonographs/lgac006. PMID: 35788373.
  • Doose M, Sanchez JI, Cantor JC, Plascak JJ, Steinberg MB, Hong CC, Demissie K, Bandera EV, Tsui J. Fragmentation of Care Among Black Women With Breast Cancer and Comorbidities: The Role of Health Systems. JCO Oncol Pract. 2021 May;17(5):e637-e644. doi: 10.1200/OP.20.01089. PMID: 33974834.
  • Doose M, Verhoeven D, Sanchez JI, McGee-Avila JK, Chollette V, Weaver SJ. Clinical Multiteam System Composition and Complexity Among Newly Diagnosed Early-Stage Breast, Colorectal, and Lung Cancer Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions: A SEER-Medicare Analysis. JCO Oncol Pract. 2023 Jan;19(1):e33-e42. doi: 10.1200/OP.22.00304. PMID: 36473151.
  • DuGoff EH, Fernandes-Taylor S, Weissman GE, Huntley JH, Pollack CE. A scoping review of patient-sharing network studies using administrative data. Transl Behav Med. 2018 Jul 17;8(4):598-625. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibx015. PMID: 30016521.
  • Faris N, Yu X, Sareen S, Signore RS, McHugh LM, Roark K, Robbins ET, Osarogiagbon RU. Preoperative Evaluation of Lung Cancer in a Community Health Care Setting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Aug;100(2):394-400. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.03.008. PMID: 26074001.
  • Hysong SJ, Amspoker AB, Hughes AM, Woodard L, Oswald FL, Petersen LA, Lester HF. Impact of team configuration and team stabilityste on primary care quality. Implement Sci. 2019 Mar 6;14(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s13012-019-0864-8. PMID: 30841926.
  • Ingels DJ, Zajac SA, Kilcullen MP, Bisbey TM, Salas E. Interprofessional teamwork in healthcare: Observations and the road ahead. J Interprof Care. 2023 May-Jun;37(3):338-345. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2022.2090526. Epub 2022 Aug 23. PMID: 35997226.
  • Jain AK, Fennell ML, Chagpar AB, Connolly HK, Nembhard IM. Moving Toward Improved Teamwork in Cancer Care: The Role of Psychological Safety in Team Communication. J Oncol Pract. 2016 Nov;12(11):1000-1011. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2016.013300. PMID: 27756800.
  • Ju F, Lee HK, Yu X, Faris NR, Rugless F, Jiang S, Li J, Osarogiagbon RU. Reducing Bottlenecks to Improve the Efficiency of the Lung Cancer Care Delivery Process: A Process Engineering Modeling Approach to Patient-Centered Care. J Med Syst. 2017 Dec 1;42(1):16. doi: 10.1007/s10916-017-0873-6. PMID: 29196866.
  • Ju F, Lee HK, Osarogiagbon RU, Yu X, Faris N, Li J. Computer modeling of lung cancer diagnosis-to-treatment process. Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2015 Aug;4(4):404-14. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2218-6751.2015.07.16. PMID: 26380181.
  • Kerrissey, M, Satterstrom, P, Edmondson, AC. 2020. Into the Fray: Adaptive Approaches to Studying Novel Teamwork Forms. Organizational Psychology Review. 2020; 10(2): 62-86.
  • Kerrissey M, Tietschert M, Novikov Z, Bahadurzada H, Sinaiko AD, Martin V, Singer SJ. Social Features of Integration in Health Systems and Their Relationship to Provider Experience, Care Quality and Clinical Integration. Med Care Res Rev. 2022 Jun;79(3):359-370. doi: 10.1177/10775587211024796. Epub 2021 Jun 16. PMID: 34130555.
  • Kosty MP, Chollette V, Weaver SJ, Cox JV. Toward Team-Based Cancer Care in the United States: 6 Years Later. JCO Oncol Pract. 2023 Jan;19(1):3-5. doi: 10.1200/OP.22.00723. PMID: 36516374.
  • Ma KL, Rhyne TM. Pushing Visualization Research Frontiers: Essential Topics Not Addressed by Machine Learning. IEEE Comput Graph Appl. 2023 Jan-Feb;43(1):97-102. doi: 10.1109/MCG.2022.3225692. PMID: 37022441.
  • Mathieu JE. Teams, Teaming, and Complex Systems in Cancer Care. JCO Oncol Pract. 2023 Jan;19(1):6-9. doi: 10.1200/OP.22.00650. Epub 2022 Dec 14. PMID: 36516363.
  • Mathieu JE, Luciano MM, D’Innocenzo L, Klock EA, & LePine JA. The Development and Construct Validity of a Team Processes Survey Measure. Organizational Research Methods, 2020; 23(3): 399–431.
  • Mathieu JE, Wolfson MA, Park S, Luciano MM, Bedwell-Torres WL, Ramsay PS, Klock EA, Tannenbaum SI. Indexing dynamic collective constructs using computer-aided text analysis: Construct validity evidence and illustrations featuring team processes. J Appl Psychol. 2022 Apr;107(4):533-559. doi: 10.1037/apl0000856. PMID: 34491075.
  • Moen EL, Brooks GA, O'Malley AJ, Schaefer A, Carlos HA, Onega T. Use of a Novel Network-Based Linchpin Score to Characterize Accessibility to the Oncology Physician Workforce in the United States. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Dec 1;5(12):e2245995. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.45995. PMID: 36525275.
  • Moen EL, Bynum JPW. Evaluation of Physician Network-Based Measures of Care Coordination Using Medicare Patient-Reported Experience Measures. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Nov;34(11):2482-2489. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05313-y. PMID: 31482341.
  • Moen EL, Kapadia NS, O'Malley AJ, Onega T. Evaluating Breast Cancer Care Coordination at a Rural National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center Using Network Analysis and Geospatial Methods. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019 Mar;28(3):455-461. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-18-0771. PMID: 30377204.
  • Pollack CE, Frick KD, Herbert RJ, Blackford AL, Neville BA, Wolff AC, Carducci MA, Earle CC, Snyder CF. It's who you know: patient-sharing, quality, and costs of cancer survivorship care. J Cancer Surviv. 2014 Jun;8(2):156-66. doi: 10.1007/s11764-014-0349-3. Epub 2014 Feb 28. PMID: 24578154.
  • Pollack CE, Lemke KW, Roberts E, Weiner JP. Patient sharing and quality of care: measuring outcomes of care coordination using claims data. Med Care. 2015 Apr;53(4):317-23. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000319. PMID: 25719430.
  • Pollack CE, Weissman GE, Lemke KW, Hussey PS, Weiner JP. Patient sharing among physicians and costs of care: a network analytic approach to care coordination using claims data. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Mar;28(3):459-65. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2104-7. Epub 2012 Jun 14. PMID: 22696255.
  • Posluszny DM, Bovbjerg DH, Agha ME, Hou JZ, Raptis A, Boyiadzis MM, Dunbar-Jacob J, Schulz R, Dew MA. Patient and family caregiver dyadic adherence to the allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation medical regimen. Psychooncology. 2018 Jan;27(1):354-358. doi: 10.1002/pon.4393. Epub 2017 Mar 8. PMID: 28181721.
  • Posluszny DM, Bovbjerg DH, Syrjala KL, Agha M, Farah R, Hou JZ, Raptis A, Im AP, Dorritie KA, Boyiadzis MM, Dew MA. Rates and Predictors of Nonadherence to the Post-Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Medical Regimen in Patients and Caregivers. Transplant Cell Ther. 2022 Mar;28(3):165.e1-165.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtct.2021.11.020. PMID: 34875403.
  • Steitz BD, Sulieman L, Warner JL, Fabbri D, Brown JT, Davis AL, Unertl KM. Classification and analysis of asynchronous communication content between care team members involved in breast cancer treatment. JAMIA Open. 2021 Aug 12;4(3):ooab049. doi: 10.1093/jamiaopen/ooab049. PMID: 34396056.
  • Steitz BD, Unertl KM, Levy MA. Characterizing communication patterns among members of the clinical care team to deliver breast cancer treatment. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2020 Feb 1;27(2):236-243. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocz151. PMID: 31682267.
  • Verhoeven DC, Chollette V, Lazzara EH, Shuffler ML, Osarogiagbon RU, Weaver SJ. The Anatomy and Physiology of Teaming in Cancer Care Delivery: A Conceptual Framework. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2021 Apr 6;113(4):360-370. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djaa166. PMID: 33107915.
  • Weaver SJ, Jacobsen PB. Cancer care coordination: opportunities for healthcare delivery research. Transl Behav Med. 2018 May 23;8(3):503-508. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibx079. PMID: 29800404.
  • Zajac S, Griggs A et al. Measuring team effectiveness in healthcare: A comprehensive and practical tool. J Clin Oncol 38: 2020 (suppl; abstr e19188). 10.1200/JCO.2020.38.15_suppl.e19188.
  • Zhu X, Tu SP, Sewell D, Yao NA, Mishra V, Dow A, Banas C. Measuring electronic communication networks in virtual care teams using electronic health records access-log data. Int J Med Inform. 2019 Aug;128:46-52. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2019.05.012. PMID: 31160011.