Preliminary Comparative Results and Analyses From the Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Physician/provider-owned offices had more positive scores than University/Academic offices on 7 of the 15 measures (average difference = 8%; range: 5% to 11%).
Image: Bar chart showing average percent positive response by ownership. The two largest differences were on:
- Work Pressure and Pace: Provider/Physician: 54 percent; University/Academic: 43 percent; Hospital/Health system: 43 percent.
- Patient Care Tracking/Followup: Provider/Physician: 81 percent; University/Academic: 70 percent; Hospital/Health system: 77 percent.