Examining medical office owners and clinicians perceptions on patient safety climate.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
Prior research has shown that managers and leaders often have a more positive view of safety culture compared to frontline staff. Using data from the 2010–2011 AHRQ Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture, researchers found that perceptions of safety climate differed across medical practice owners and frontline staff, with managers bearing ownership responsibility having the more favorable view.