Update on the AHRQ Hospital Safety Culture Survey and New Supplemental Item Set

AHRQ Update On Hospital Safety Culture Survey and New Supplemental Item Set

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is proposing a pilot test and bridge study data collection effort for the revised Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (Version 2.0) and new supplemental item set on Health Information Technology (Health IT) Patient Safety. The proposed data collection is summarized in a Federal Register Notice published May 7, https://federalregister.gov/a/2015-10982. Comments must be submitted to AHRQ no later than 5 p.m. ET on July 6. The final Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture Version 2.0 and the new Health IT Patient Safety supplemental item set will be released in early 2018. For more details about the data collection effort, draft items and composites, visit http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/update/index.html.