Patient safety remains a top concern of healthcare organizations, according to the 2019 Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare Industry Outlook Survey. While 40% of the 228 respondents said their organization was already very strong in patient safety, a full 90% said there is room for improvement. Rounding out the top three patient areas cited for improvement are patient satisfaction (79%) and clinical outcomes (57%).
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The 2019 Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare Industry Outlook Survey was conducted by PSQH in February 2019. An online survey was sent to select members of the PSQH audience at healthcare provider organizations.