Executive Summary

Table B-4: Item-Level Average Overall Rating on Patient Safety by Staff Position

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) Staff Position
Physician
(MD/DO)
PA/NP/
midwife/
etc.
Mgmt Admin/
Clerical
Staff
Nurse
(RN/LVN/
LPN)
Other
clinical staff
or clinical
support staff
# Medical Offices 717 494 703 869 738 853
# Respondents 2,943 1,061 1,621 6,378 4,203 5,557
5—Excellent 21% 20% 27% 21% 20% 22%
4—Very good 45% 41% 51% 41% 43% 41%
3—Good 24% 29% 18% 30% 28% 29%
2—Fair 9% 8% 3% 8% 7% 7%
1—Poor 1% 2% 0% 1% 1% 1%

Note: The item's survey location is shown after the item text. Respondents who selected "Other" staff position and missing are not shown. Percentages may not add to exactly 100 percent due to rounding.

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table B-4: Item-Level Average Overall Rating on Patient Safety by Staff Position. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2012/mosv12tabapb4.html