2014 User Comparative Database Report

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

Patient Safety

Culture Composites
Composite % Positive Response
Most

Recent
Previous Change Maximum

Increase
Maximum

Decrease
Average

Increase
Average

Decrease
1. Teamwork Within Units 82% 81% 1% 17% -10% 4% -3%
2. Supervisor / Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 76% 75% 1% 17% -12% 4% -3%
3. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement 74% 73% 1% 16% -17% 4% -4%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety 73% 73% 0% 19% -18% 5% -5%
5. Feedback & Communication About Error 67% 66% 1% 22% -17% 5% -4%
6. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 67% 67% 0% 21% -16% 5% -4%
7. Frequency of Events Reported 66% 65% 1% 24% -19% 4% -4%
8. Communication Openness 63% 62% 1% 15% -18% 4% -3%
9. Teamwork Across Units 62% 60% 2% 19% -13% 5% -4%
10. Staffing 56% 57% -1% 17% -23% 5% -5%
11. Handoffs & Transitions 48% 47% 1% 23% -24% 5% -4%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error 45% 44% 1% 20% -18% 5% -4%

Note: Based on data from 359 trending hospitals that had composite-level scores; the number of respondents was 253,708 for the most recent results and 220,393 for the previous results.

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Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report. Content last reviewed March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14table7-8.html