Development of the AHRQ Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture

Slide 4. Medical Office SOPS

  • Same development steps as the hospital survey:
    • Reviewed literature and existing surveys.
    • Conducted background interviews with medical office providers and staff:
      • Staff less familiar with term "patient safety"
    • Identified key areas of safety culture in the medical office setting.
    • Developed survey items.
    • Conducted cognitive testing of survey items.
    • Obtained input from over two dozen researchers and stakeholders.
    • Pilot tested the survey, analyzed data, and finalized the survey.

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Current as of May 2011
Internet Citation: Development of the AHRQ Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture: Slide 4. Medical Office SOPS. May 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2011/hicknertacall/hicknertacallsl4.html