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Faryabi R, Shahbazi H, Alizadeh siuki H, Rahimi T. The Investigation of the patient safety culture status in Hospitals of Jiroft City in 2014. Journal of Health Chimes. 2015; 2 (4) :30-23
URL: http://jms.thums.ac.ir/article-1-122-en.html

MSc in Health Services Management Yazd University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
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Background & Aims: Nowadays despite the significant progress of medical science, there are still a lot of unintended harms which threat patients and users of health services all around the world. This study has been conducted to investigate the patient safety culture in hospitals of Jiroft city.

Methods: This is a cross-sectional/descriptive-analytical study which was carried out on 295 staffs of hospitals in Jiroft city in 2014 by census method. Data are collected by Hospital Survey on Patient Safety culture (HSOPS) Questionnaire. Moreover, data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, independent T-test and chi square tests using SPSS 18.

Results: 225 of the participants of present study were female (76.3%) and the rest were male with the mean age of 33.31 years. The result of this study showed that patient safety culture is in a moderate state. In terms of the patient safety culture, there is no significant statistical difference among hospitals.

Conclusion: hospitals' managers should adopt suitable approaches and policies to promote the patient safety culture.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/10/14 | Accepted: 2015/02/14 | Published: 2016/04/27

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