Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report

Chart 7-1. Trending: Percentage of 2014 Hospitals That Increased, Decreased, or Did Not Change on Each Composite

Bar chart shows percentage of 2014 hospitals that increased, decreased, or did not change on each composite. For details, go to the Text Description below the image.

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Survey Composite Increased
(by 5 percentage points or more)
Did Not Change
(less than 5 percentage point change)
Decreased
(by 5 percentage points or more)
1. Teamwork Within Units 15% 79% 16%
2. Supervisor  /Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 21% 67% 12%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety 21% 59% 20%
4. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement 20% 61% 19%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 20% 61% 19%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error 31% 58% 12%
7. Communication Openness 21% 69% 10%
8. Frequency of Events Reported 23% 67% 10%
9. Teamwork Across Units 28% 59% 13%
10. Staffing 19% 57% 24%
11. Handoffs & Transitions 26% 59% 15%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error 30% 60% 10%

Note: Based on data from 359 trending hospitals. Percentages may not to 100 due to rounding.

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Page last reviewed March 2014
Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Chart 7-1. Trending: Percentage of 2014 Hospitals That Increased, Decreased, or Did Not Change on Each Composite. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14chart7-1.html