Table D-7. Trending: Average Percent Distribution of Patient Safety Grades by Staff Position

2010 User Comparative Database Report

#Staff Position
Admin/MgmtAttending/ Physician/ Resident/ PA or NPDietitianPat. Care Asst/Aide/ Care PartnerPharmacistRN/ LVN/ LPNTech (EKG, Lab, Radiol)Therapist (Respir, Phys, Occup, Speech)Unit Asst/ Clerk/ Secretary
No. of Hospitals234923116883313233179209
No. of Most Recent Respondents7,9374,1243616,5761,30442,81411,9114,8007,223
No. of Previous Respondents7,3294,0533125,6451,20039,6729,8714,6686,486

 

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeSurveyStaff Position
Admin/MgmtAttending/ Physician/ Resident/ PA or NPDietitianPat. Care Asst/Aide/ Care PartnerPharmacistRN/ LVN/ LPNTech (EKG, Lab, Radiol)Therapist (Respir, Phys, Occup, Speech)Unit Asst/ Clerk/ Secretary
AExcellentMost Recent37%22%27%25%17%21%28%29%28%
Previous29%22%28%23%14%18%26%26%26%
Change8%0%-1%2%3%3%2%3%2%
BVery GoodMost Recent48%48%50%42%45%46%47%46%45%
Previous52%45%45%45%44%47%48%44%46%
Change-4%3%5%-3%1%-1%-1%2%-1%
CAcceptableMost Recent14%25%22%24%27%26%21%20%22%
Previous16%26%23%25%29%27%22%24%23%
Change-2%-1%-1%-1%-2%-1%-1%-4%-1%
DPoorMost Recent1%4%1%7%9%6%3%5%3%
Previous2%6%4%6%10%7%4%5%4%
Change-1%-2%-3%1%-1%-1%-1%0%-1%
EFailingMost Recent0%1%0%2%2%1%0%1%1%
Previous0%1%0%1%3%1%1%1%1%
Change0%0%0%1%-1%0%-1%0%0%

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Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table D-7. Trending: Average Percent Distribution of Patient Safety Grades by Staff Position: 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/tabd7.html