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Table A-14. Item-Level Average Overall Rating on Patient Safety by Specialty

2012 User Comparative Database Report

Overall, how would you rate the systems and clinical processes your medical office has in place to prevent, catch, and correct problems that have the potential to affect patients? (G2)Specialty
CardiologyHematologyOB/GYNPediatricsPrimary Care
# Medical Offices27274956338
# Respondents5566417611,1845,966
1. Patient Centered—Is responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values. (G1a)
5—Excellent29%25%25%26%21%
4—Very good35%36%42%44%44%
3—Good28%30%24%24%27%
2—Fair7%8%8%6%7%
1—Poor1%1%0%1%1%

Note: The item's survey location is shown after the item text. Specialties listed had at least 20 medical offices. Primary care contains internal medicine, family medicine, general preventive medicine, and general practice. Percentages may not add to exactly 100 percent due to rounding.

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Current as of May 2012
Internet Citation: Table A-14. Item-Level Average Overall Rating on Patient Safety by Specialty: 2012 User Comparative Database Report. May 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2012/mosv12tabapa14.html