Development of the AHRQ Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture

Slide 11. Pilot Test Medical Office Characteristics

  • 69 percent had only one office location
  • Ownership:
    • 59 percent: a hospital or health care system.
    • 25 percent: physicians or providers, or both.
    • 14 percent: a university or academic medical institute.
  • Use of electronic tools:
    • 21 percent fully implemented electronic ordering of meds
      45 percent in the process of implementing
    • 32 percent fully implemented electronic medical records
      37 percent in the process of implementing.

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Current as of May 2011
Internet Citation: Development of the AHRQ Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture: Slide 11. Pilot Test Medical Office Characteristics. May 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2011/hicknertacall/hicknertacallsl11.html