Executive Summary

Chart 5-4. Item-Level Average Ratings on Information Exchange With Other Settings Across All 2012 Database Medical Offices (Text Description)

Over the past 12 months, how often has your medical office had problems exchanging accurate, complete, and timely information with:

Item Survey Question No problems in the past 12 months Problems once or twice in the past 12 months Problems several times in the past 12 months Problems monthly Problems weekly Problems daily
B1. Outside labs/imaging centers? 27% 30% 20% 12% 8% 3%
77% Positive
B2. Other medical office/Outside physicians? 25% 31% 21% 13% 8% 2%
77% Positive
B3. Pharmacies? 32% 26% 17% 10% 10% 5%
75% Positive
B4. Hospitals? 34% 30% 17% 10% 6% 2%
81% Positive
B5. Other? (Specify) 55% 14% 10% 7% 8% 6%
79% Positive

Note: (1) Percentages indicate average percent response for each item response category across the 2012 database medical offices, (2) the percent positive displayed may not equal the sum of the response option percentages due to rounding, and (3) all six percentages may not add to 100 percent due to rounding.

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Chart 5-4. Item-Level Average Ratings on Information Exchange With Other Settings Across All 2012 Database Medical Offices (Text Description). October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2012/mo12ch4txt.html