Predictive Factors of Patient Safety Culture from Provider Perspective in Phitsanulok Province Community Hospital

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Nowadays, interest in patient safety and medical service quality management has increased. The study of patient safety has led to the improvement of the quality of patient safety. This predictive research aimed to study predictive factors of patient safety culture from provider perspective in one community hospital in Phitsanulok province. The samples were 176 employees of the community hospital, selected by stratified random sampling. Data were collected by questionnaires and were analyzed using descriptive statistics and step-wise multiple regression. The results found that level of patient safety culture in the studied community hospital was high ( = 3.70, SD = 0.384). Administrators, teamwork, employee's responsibility of patient safety, working environment and experience of training on quality improvement in patient safety were identified as predictive factors of patient safety culture by 71%. The results also revealed that employee's responsibility of patient safety was at a high level. Stimulating and promoting patient safety culture at individual level to effect the continuous combination of quality and patient safety could lead to the hospital becoming a trusted organization


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