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

Table D-13. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Tenure in Current Work Area/Unit—2014 Database Hospitals

Patient Safety Culture Composites Database Year Tenure in Current Work Area/Unit
Less
than
1 year
1 to 5
years
6 to 10
years
11 to1 5
years
16 to 20
years
21
years or more
# Hospitals Both Years 335 348 341 320 286 293
# Respondents Most Recent 34,062 91,636 50,656 28,226 14,021 19,540
Previous 27,177 86,317 42,815 21,642 12,302 16,484
1. Teamwork Within Units Most Recent 86% 81% 81% 82% 83% 84%
Previous 84% 80% 80% 81% 82% 84%
Change 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety Most Recent 81% 76% 75% 76% 77% 78%
Previous 80% 75% 74% 75% 75% 78%
Change 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 0%
3. Org Learning—Continuous Improvement Most Recent 75% 73% 74% 75% 76% 78%
Previous 74% 72% 73% 74% 75% 77%
Change 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety Most Recent 78% 71% 71% 73% 74% 78%
Previous 77% 72% 72% 73% 74% 77%
Change 1% -1% -1% 0% 0% 1%
5. Feedback & Communication About Error Most Recent 74% 66% 66% 67% 67% 69%
Previous 72% 65% 64% 65% 65% 68%
Change 2% 1% 2% 2% 2% 1%
6. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety Most Recent 71% 66% 66% 67% 68% 69%
Previous 70% 66% 66% 66% 66% 69%
Change 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 0%
7. Frequency of Events Reported Most Recent 68% 65% 67% 67% 67% 68%
Previous 66% 64% 64% 65% 64% 66%
Change 2% 1% 3% 2% 3% 2%
8. Communication Openness Most Recent 68% 61% 61% 63% 63% 66%
Previous 67% 60% 61% 62% 63% 64%
Change 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 2%
9. Teamwork Across Units Most Recent 66% 59% 60% 61% 62% 66%
Previous 64% 58% 59% 59% 60% 64%
Change 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% 2%
10. Staffing Most Recent 59% 55% 57% 57% 57% 58%
Previous 59% 56% 58% 57% 57% 59%
Change 0% -1% -1% 0% 0% -1%
11. Handoffs & Transitions Most Recent 54% 47% 46% 47% 46% 49%
Previous 51% 46% 45% 45% 45% 47%
Change 3% 1% 1% 2% 1% 2%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error Most Recent 46% 45% 46% 46% 47% 48%
Previous 43% 43% 45% 45% 44% 46%
Change 3% 2% 1% 1% 3% 2%

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Current as of March 2014
Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table D-13. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Tenure in Current 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/hosp14tabled-13.html