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

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Survey CompositeIncreased 5% or moreDid Not ChangeDecreased 5% or More
1. Teamwork Within Units21%68%11%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety24%64%12%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety33%52%14%
4. Organizational Learning-Continuous Improvement31%59%10%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety34%56%10%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error31%55%13%
7. Frequency of Events Reported31%59%10%
8. Communication Openness21%63%15%
9. Teamwork Across Units33%53%14%
10. Staffing37%51%12%
11. Handoffs & Transitions32%54%14%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error26%62%12%

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Current as of April 2011
Internet Citation: Chart 7-1. Trending: Percentage of Hospitals That Increased, Decreased, or Did Not Change on Each Composite (Text Description): 2011 User Comparative Database Report. April 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11chart7-1text.html