Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture

AHRQ sponsored the development of the Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture. in response to requests for a survey in this setting. This survey is designed specifically for outpatient medical office providers and other staff and asks for their opinions about the culture of patient safety and health care quality in their medical offices.

Medical Office Survey Toolkit

Survey Form

  • Medical Office Survey—English (PDF, 313 KB; MS Word, 224 KB)
  • Medical Office Survey—Spanish (PDF, 231.7 KB; MS Word, 213 KB)

Survey Items and Composite Measures

Supplemental Items

Learn more about SOPS-approved supplemental item sets for the Medical Office Survey.

Learn more about development of a New Diagnostic Safety Supplemental Item Set for the Medical Office SOPS.

Survey User's Guide

The User's Guide discusses issues and major decisions involved in conducting a survey and reporting the results. The Guide includes information on getting started, selecting a sample, determining data collection methods, establishing data collection procedures, conducting a Web-based survey, and preparing and analyzing data, and producing reports.

Additional Resources

The SOPS program offers resources to assist survey users, including an Action Planning Tool, Data Entry and Analysis Tool, resource lists, research reference lists, and frequently asked questions.

Webcasts, Presentations, and Announcements

Learn more about the AHRQ-sponsored webcasts, presentations, and announcements on the SOPS program.

Page last reviewed May 2019
Page originally created August 2013
Internet Citation: Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture. Content last reviewed May 2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. https://www.ahrq.gov/sops/surveys/medical-office/index.html
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