Surveys on Patient Safety Culture™ (SOPS™)

Physicians consult with a laptop computer in a medical office
Scientist working on computer in laboratory : Stock Photo
Businessman working with modern laptop and icon strategy concept : Stock Photo
This new report presents results from 2,437 U.S. medical offices that administered the SOPS Medical Office Survey.
Browse new supplemental items on health information technology and patient safety you can add to the SOPS Hospital Survey
This new report presents results from 630 U.S. hospitals that administered the SOPS Hospital Survey.
Nurse standing at nurses' station
SOPS surveys ask health care providers and staff about the extent to which their organizational culture supports patient safety.
 
Woman with a ponytail wearing scrubs looking at a computer
Each SOPS survey is designed to assess patient safety culture in a specific health care setting.
 
Man standing in front of oversize images of data
The SOPS Databases serve as a central repository for SOPS survey data.
 
SOPS™ surveys ask health care providers and staff about the extent to which their organizational culture supports patient safety.
This survey is designed for hospital providers and staff and asks for their opinions about the culture of patient safety in their hospitals.
This survey is designed for outpatient medical office providers and staff and asks for their opinions about the culture of patient safety in their medical offices.
This survey is designed for nursing home providers and staff and asks for their opinions about the culture of patient safety in their nursing homes.
This survey is designed for pharmacists and staff and asks for their opinions about the culture of patient safety in their community pharmacies.
This survey is designed for ambulatory surgery center (ASC) providers and staff and asks for their opinions about the culture of patient safety in their ASCs.
This page provides information on international use, including languages into which the survey has been translated and guidelines for translation.
This research reference list provides citations for articles published on the AHRQ safety culture surveys.