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

Table C-5. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control—2014 Database Hospitals

Patient Safety Culture Composites Database Year Teaching Status and Ownership and Control
Teaching Nonteaching Govt Nongovt
# Hospitals Both Years 125 234 47 312
# Respondents Most Recent 150,525 103,183 33,895 219,813
Previous 131,045 89,348 34,272 186,121
1. Teamwork Within Units Most Recent 80% 83% 81% 82%
Previous 79% 81% 80% 81%
Change 1% 2% 1% 1%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety Most Recent 75% 77% 77% 76%
Previous 73% 77% 78% 75%
Change 2% 0% 1% 1%
3. Org Learning—Continuous Improvement Most Recent 72% 75% 76% 73%
Previous 72% 74% 75% 73%
Change 0% 1% 1% 0%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety Most Recent 70% 74% 76% 73%
Previous 70% 75% 76% 73%
Change 0% -1% 0% 0%
5. Feedback & Communication About Error Most Recent 65% 69% 69% 67%
Previous 63% 67% 67% 65%
Change 2% 2% 2% 2%
6. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety Most Recent 64% 68% 69% 62%
Previous 63% 68% 68% 66%
Change 2% 0% 1% 1%
7. Frequency of Events Reported Most Recent 63% 68% 69% 66%
Previous 62% 66% 67% 64%
Change 1% 2% 2% 2%
8. Communication Openness Most Recent 61% 63% 62% 63%
Previous 60% 62% 61% 62%
Change 1% 1% 1% 1%
9. Teamwork Across Units Most Recent 58% 64% 66% 61%
Previous 56% 62% 63% 59%
Change 2% 2% 3% 2%
10. Staffing Most Recent 54% 58% 57% 56%
Previous 54% 59% 58% 57%
Change 0% -1% -1% -1%
11. Handoffs & Transitions Most Recent 44% 50% 53% 47%
Previous 42% 49% 52% 46%
Change 2% 1% 1% 1%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error Most Recent 44% 47% 44% 46%
Previous 41% 45% 43% 44%
Change 3% 2% 1% 2%

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Current as of March 2014
Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table C-5. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control—2014 Database Hospitals. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14tablec-5.html