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

Table B-1. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Work Area/Unit—2014 Database Hospitals

Patient
Safety
Culture
Composites
Work Area/Unit
Anesthesiology Emergency ICU
(any type)
Lab Medicine Obstetrics Pediatrics Pharmacy Psych / Mental Hlth Radiology Rehabilitation Surgery
# Hospitals 150 510 455 470 509 373 214 438 230 486 440 525
# Respondents 2,947 21,756 26,377 17,988 44,010 15,692 13,137 11,780 10,492 20,281 12,909 39,338
1. Teamwork Within Units 83% 79% 85% 76% 79% 82% 83% 77% 78% 80% 87% 77%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 77% 72% 73% 74% 75% 74% 75% 76% 75% 75% 82% 73%
3. Org Learning—Continuous Improvement 74% 67% 71% 71% 74% 73% 74% 76% 70% 72% 77% 73%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety 65% 63% 63% 73% 69% 69% 70% 71% 68% 73% 77% 69%
5. Feedback & Communication About Error 67% 60% 62% 64% 65% 65% 65% 68% 65% 66% 73% 65%
6. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 68% 56% 60% 70% 61% 64% 68% 66% 61% 73% 77% 65%
7. Frequency of Events Reported 60% 60% 61% 71% 65% 66% 68% 62% 66% 63% 68% 67%
8. Communication Openness 68% 59% 61% 59% 60% 62% 64% 65% 59% 62% 71% 63%
9. Teamwork Across Units 52% 51% 60% 56% 60% 60% 59% 59% 53% 60% 64% 56%
10. Staffing 58% 50% 56% 55% 52% 58% 58% 57% 53% 62% 63% 54%
11. Handoffs & Transitions 40% 51% 53% 39% 47% 56% 51% 35% 42% 47% 44% 44%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error 44% 37% 40% 38% 42% 43% 44% 51% 44% 43% 59% 43%
Average Across Composites 63% 59% 62% 62% 62% 64% 65% 64% 61% 65% 70% 62%

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Current as of March 2014
Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table B-1. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Work Area/Unit—2014 Database Hospitals. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14tableb-1.html