Development of the AHRQ Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture

Slide 5. Goals of the Survey

To enable medical offices to:

  • Raise staff awareness about patient safety.
  • Assess the current status of patient safety culture.
  • Use for internal patient safety and quality improvement.
  • Evaluate the impact of patient safety and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Track patient safety culture change over time.

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Current as of May 2011
Internet Citation: Development of the AHRQ Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture: Slide 5. Goals of the Survey. May 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2011/hicknertacall/hicknertacallsl5.html