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

Table D-5. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Staff Position—2014 Database Hospitals

Patient Safety Culture Composites Database Year Staff Position
Admin /
Mgmt
Attending /
Physician /
Resident /
PA or
NP
Dietitian Pat. Care
Asst /
Aide /
Care
Partner
Pharmacist RN /
LVN /
LPN
Tech
(EKG, Lab,
Radiol)
Therapist
(Respir,
Phys,
Occup,
Speech)
Unit
Asst /
Clerk /
Secretary
# Hospitals Both Years 305 150 54 280 168 354 324 282 297
# Respondents Most Recent 15,933 12,843 882 13,863 3,996 86,691 26,160 10,932 13,277
Previous 15,348 11,241 683 11,666 3,225 75,156 22,374 9,435 12,959
1. Teamwork Within Units Most Recent 90% 84% 84% 76% 77% 82% 78% 85% 80%
Previous 90% 84% 83% 73% 78% 81% 77% 86% 79%
Change 0% 0% 1% 3% -1% 1% 1% -1% 1%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety Most Recent 88% 73% 76% 75% 76% 75% 75% 79% 78%
Previous 87% 71% 78% 73% 75% 74% 74% 78% 77%
Change 1% 2% -2% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
3. Org Learning—Continuous Improvement Most Recent 85% 71% 73% 75% 76% 74% 72% 73% 74%
Previous 84% 72% 71% 74% 75% 73% 72% 72% 73%
Change 1% -1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety Most Recent 86% 70% 77% 72% 67% 68% 73% 74% 77%
Previous 87% 69% 77% 73% 67% 68% 74% 74% 76%
Change -1% 1% 0% -1% 0% 0% -1% 0% 1%
5. Feedback & Communication About Error Most Recent 81% 63% 65% 69% 66% 64% 66% 69% 71%
Previous 80% 60% 68% 68% 62% 62% 64% 67% 69%
Change 1% 3% -3% 1% 4% 2% 2% 2% 2%
6. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety Most Recent 77% 66% 66% 63% 61% 62% 71% 73% 69%
Previous 78% 64% 69% 63% 59% 62% 72% 72% 68%
Change -1% 2% -3% 0% 2% 0% -1% 1% 1%
7. Frequency of Events Reported Most Recent 75% 58% 59% 68% 54% 66% 66% 62% 71%
Previous 73% 56% 57% 68% 51% 64% 64% 59% 69%
Change 2% 2% 2% 0% 3% 2% 2% 3% 2%
8. Communication Openness Most Recent 79% 66% 63% 57% 65% 61% 60% 67% 62%
Previous 78% 65% 68% 56% 64% 60% 59% 66% 60%
Change 1% 1% -5% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2%
9. Teamwork Across Units Most Recent 71% 61% 65% 60% 55% 59% 60% 66% 61%
Previous 70% 59% 61% 60% 52% 57% 58% 64% 60%
Change 1% 2% 4% 0% 3% 2% 2% 2% 1%
10. Staffing Most Recent 66% 53% 54% 48% 55% 57% 58% 63% 56%
Previous 66% 55% 56% 50% 55% 58% 60% 62% 56%
Change 0% -2% -2% -2% 0% -1% -2% 1% 0%
11. Handoffs & Transitions Most Recent 53% 42% 36% 50% 30% 50% 45% 46% 50%
Previous 49% 40% 37% 50% 27% 49% 43% 44% 47%
Change 4% 2% -1% 0% 3% 1% 2% 2% 3%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error Most Recent 65% 42% 48% 36% 53% 45% 41% 52% 41%
Previous 64% 40% 46% 34% 51% 43% 41% 50% 39%
Change 1% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 0% 2% 2%

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Page last reviewed March 2014
Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table D-5. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Staff Position—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-5.html