2011 User Comparative Database Report

Table 7-3. Trending: Composite-Level Results

Patient Safety
Culture Composites
Composite Average % Positive Response
Most
Recent
Previous Change Maximum
Increase
Maximum
Decrease
Average
Increase
Average
Decrease
1. Teamwork Within Units 80% 79% 1% 21% -18% 4% -4%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 76% 74% 2% 39% -15% 5% -4%
3. Management Support for Public Safety 73% 71% 2% 27% -21% 6% -4%
4. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement 73% 71% 2% 24% -25% 5% -4%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 67% 64% 3% 30% -17% 5% -4%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error 65% 63% 2% 24% -22% 6% -4%
7. Frequency of Events Reported 64% 62% 2% 34% -21% 5% -4%
8. Communication Openness 62% 61% 1% 22% -20% 5% -4%
9. Teamwork Across Units 59% 57% 2% 36% -27% 6% -4%
10. Staffing 57% 54% 3% 28% -19% 6% -4%
11. Handoffs & Transitions 46% 44% 2% 30% -29% 6% -5%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error 45% 43% 2% 33% -20% 5% -4%

Note: Based on data from 511 trending hospitals that had composite-level scores; the number of respondents was 250,706 for the most recent results and 225,153 for the previous results. Most recent, previous, and change columns display average percent positive scores across the trending hospitals.

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Internet Citation: Table 7-3. Trending: Composite-Level Results. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tab7-3.html