Chart 7-1. Trending: Percentage of Hospitals that Increased, Decreased, or Did Not Change on Each Composite (Text Description)

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Survey CompositeIncreased 5% or moreDecreased 5% or moreDid Not Change (<5%)
1. Teamwork Within Units22%63%15%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety25%58%16%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety38%47%15%
4. Organizational Learning-Continuous Improvement31%53%15%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety37%52%12%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error34%48%18%
7. Communication Openness26%57%17%
8. Frequency of Events Reported36%50%14%
9. Teamwork Across Units35%46%19%
10. Staffing38%48%14%
11. Handoffs & Transitions29%48%23%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error32%56%13%

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Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Chart 7-1. Trending: Percentage of Hospitals that Increased, Decreased, or Did Not Change on Each Composite (Text Description): 2010 User Comparative Database Report. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2010/chtext7-1.html