NEW! AHRQ Community Pharmacy Survey on Patient Safety Culture

June 19, 2014    |   By: Calevir

The Community Pharmacy Survey on Patient Safety Culture is now available from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Benchmarking is available using a compare database with respondent data from the pilot conducted in 2012.   If you are interested in contributing your survey responses to the national compare database, complete your survey before November 2014!

The Center for Patient Safety offers services to administer this survey for you and your pharmacy that include:

  • online resources:   survey guidance, tips, standard and customizable and standard marketing templates (emails, posters, flyers), etc
  • online survey with optional paper survey collection
  • survey guide with helpful tips and additional resources to drive higher response rates
  • one-on-one support – we want you to be successful!
  • extensive report: our standard report surpasses every other standard report available.   Your report will include dashboards, graphics, prioritized questions and dimensions as well as next steps and resources.

Contact us today to find how to get started!


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