2011 User Comparative Database Report

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

Survey Composite Increased 5% or more Did Not Change Decreased 5% or More
1. Teamwork Within Units 21% 68% 11%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 24% 64% 12%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety 33% 52% 14%
4. Organizational Learning-Continuous Improvement 31% 59% 10%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 34% 56% 10%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error 31% 55% 13%
7. Frequency of Events Reported 31% 59% 10%
8. Communication Openness 21% 63% 15%
9. Teamwork Across Units 33% 53% 14%
10. Staffing 37% 51% 12%
11. Handoffs & Transitions 32% 54% 14%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error 26% 62% 12%

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Internet Citation: Chart 7-1. Trending: Percentage of Hospitals That Increased, Decreased, or Did Not Change on Each Composite (Text Description). October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11chart7-1text.html