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

Slide 34: Conclusions

Slide presentation.

Staff Position

Overall, management and physicians had more positive patient safety culture scores than other staff, except on:

  • Patient safety and quality issues.
  • Information exchange with other settings, and
  • Patient care tracking/followup.

Office Size

Smaller medical offices had slightly more positive patient safety culture scores than larger medical offices.

Ownership

Physician/provider-owned offices:

  • Had more positive patient safety culture scores than hospital/health-system owned offices and university/academic offices.

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Current as of May 2011
Internet Citation: Preliminary Comparative Results and Analyses From the Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture: Slide 34: Conclusions. May 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2011/dyertacall/dyertacallsld34.html