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BACKGROUND Patient safety is a critical component to the quality of health care. As health care organizations endeavour to improve their quality of care, there is a growing recognition of the importance of establishing a culture of patient safety. In this research, the authors use the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (HSOPSC) questionnaire to(More)
Organizational citizenship behaviors (OCB) are deemed indispensable due to their importance in promoting positive relationships among employees and involving employees in the organization's activities. OCB is believed to facilitate attainment of a hospital's goals and enhance a hospital's performance. The aim of this study is to extend the work of previous(More)
BACKGROUND As health-care organizations endeavor to improve their quality of care, there is a growing recognition of the importance of establishing a culture of patient safety. The main objective of this study was to investigate the cross-level influences of organizational culture on patient safety behavior in Taiwan's hospitals. METHODS The authors(More)
Allergic diseases have increased in children in many countries with modern living conditions. This study used data mining techniques to construct predictive models for prediction of allergy symptom among children in Taiwan from survey data. Among three predictive models, the decision tree model gives the best overall result, with a classification accuracy(More)
AIM This study investigated the extent to which the job demands and job control of nurses were related to their work-life balance. BACKGROUND The inability to achieve work-life balance is one of the major reasons for the declining retention rate among nurses. Job demands and job control are two major work domain factors that can have a significant(More)
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