Patient Safety Tool: Hospital Safety Culture Check-Up

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality offers a free patient safety culture check-up tool through its program "On the CUSP: Stop BSI," which uses the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program to prevent central line-associated blood stream infections.

The tool provides a structure to guide patient safety culture conversations using specific survey items. Patient safety leaders and hospital executives can use the tool before implementing an intervention to identify potential barriers and strengths in patient care areas.

Download the patient safety culture check-up tool (doc) for use in your own facility.

Note: View our database providing 150 reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in surgery centers, hospitals and other organizations by clicking here.

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