Executive Summary

Table A-15. Average Overall Rating on Quality and Patient Safety by Specialty

Average Overall Rating on Quality and Patient Safety Specialty
Cardiology Hematology OB/GYN Pediatrics Primary Care
# Medical Offices 27 27 49 56 338
# Respondents 556 641 761 1,184 5,966
1. Patient Centered—Is responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values. (G1a)
5—Excellent 33% 32% 29% 31% 28%
4—Very good 34% 35% 37% 38% 39%
3—Good 27% 24% 25% 23% 26%
2—Fair 5% 6% 7% 6% 7%
1—Poor 1% 2% 2% 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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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table A-15. Average Overall Rating on Quality and Patient Safety by Specialty. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2012/mosv12tabapa15.html