Challenging patient safety culture: survey results.

  title={Challenging patient safety culture: survey results.},
  author={Johan Hellings and Ward Schrooten and Niek Sieds Klazinga and Arthur Vleugels},
  journal={International journal of health care quality assurance},
  volume={20 7},
PURPOSE The purpose of this paper is to measure patient safety culture in five Belgian general hospitals. Safety culture plays an important role in the approach towards greater patient safety in hospitals. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH The Patient Safety Culture Hospital questionnaire was distributed hospital-wide in five general hospitals. It evaluates ten patient safety culture dimensions and two outcomes. The scores were expressed as the percentage of positive answers towards patient safety… CONTINUE READING