2012 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 17% 71% 12%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 18% 69% 13%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety 27% 57% 16%
4. Organizational Learning-Continuous Improvement 23% 62% 15%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 26% 60% 14%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error 27% 56% 18%
7. Communication Openness 17% 64% 19%
8. Frequency of Events Reported 22% 68% 10%
9. Teamwork Across Units 26% 59% 15%
10. Staffing 29% 53% 18%
11. Handoffs & Transitions 25% 59% 16%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error 21% 63% 16%

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Chart 7-1. Trending: Percentage of Hospitals That Increased, Decreased, or Did Not Change on Each Composite (Text Description). December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12chart7-1text.html