Preliminary Comparative Results and Analyses From the Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture

Slide 27: Analysis 4: Specialty

Single specialty offices tended to have slightly higher SOPS scores on 6 of the 15 measures (average correlation = .13, range: .10-.18).

MO SOPS Measure Correlation Average Percent Positive
Single Specialty Multispecialty
Average MO SOPS Composite Score 0.12 68% 64%
Average Rating on Quality 0.12 67% 62%
Overall Rating on Patient Safety ns 66% 62%

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Internet Citation: Preliminary Comparative Results and Analyses From the Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture. May 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2011/dyertacall/dyertacallsld27.html