Table 8-1. Types of Patient Safety Actions Taken by the 2008 Trending Hospitals

2008 Comparative Database Report

Type of Action Taken2008 Trending
Hospitals
NumberPercent
Conducted training5464%
Other action taken5362%
Made changes to policies/procedures5160%
Implemented patient safety walkarounds4452%
Implemented SBAR Communication
(Situation-Background-Assessment-
Recommendation)
4249%
Formed a committee3035%
Conducted follow-up interviews/focus groups1821%
Developed action plans but have
not implemented them yet
1113%
Implemented TeamSTEPPS34%

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Internet Citation: Table 8-1. Types of Patient Safety Actions Taken by the 2008 Trending Hospitals: 2008 Comparative Database Report. March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2008/table8-1.html