Chart 7-1.

Trending: Percentage of Hospitals that Increased, Decreased, or Did Not Change by 5 Percent at Composite Level (Text Description)

2008 Comparative Database Report

Survey CompositeIncreasedDecreasedStayed the Same
1. Teamwork within Units33%14%53%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations and Actions Promoting Patient Safety30%18%52%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety34%22%44%
4. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement34%11%55%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety38%13%49%
6. Feedback and Communication About Error29%13%58%
7. Communication Openness36%12%52%
8. Frequency of Events Reported38%18%44%
9. Teamwork Across Units34%18%48%
10. Staffing26%27%47%
11. Handoffs and Transitions31%19%50%
12. Nonpunitive response to Error38%16%45%

Note: Based on 98 hospitals that repeated survey administration and data submission.

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Current as of March 2008
Internet Citation: Chart 7-1.: Trending: Percentage of Hospitals that Increased, Decreased, or Did Not Change by 5 Percent at Composite Level (Text Description). March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2008/chtext71.html