Chart 7-1.

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

2009 Comparative Database Report

Survey CompositeIncreased
5% or more
Decreased 5% or moreDid Not Change (<5%)
1. Teamwork Within Units28%12%60%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety26%14%61%
3. Organizational Learning-Continuous Improvement31%22%47%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety31%14%55%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety37%14%48%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error28%18%54%
7. Communication Openness27%20%54%
8. Frequency of Events Reported32%21%48%
9. Teamwork Across Units33%19%47%
10. Staffing30%19%51%
11. Handoffs & Transitions30%17%53%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error32%14%54%

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Current as of April 2009
Internet Citation: Chart 7-1. : Trending: Percentage of Hospitals that Increased, Decreased, or Did Not Change by 5 Percent at Composite Level (Text Description). April 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2009/chart7-1txt.html