We are interested in learning how today’s economy is affecting patient safety at your healthcare organization. Please take a few minutes to take our survey and submit
your responses to ISMP by October 16, 2009.
1) Overall, to what degree in your organization has the following been negatively affected by the economy?
2) For the following general categories, to what degree in your organization has each been negatively affected by the economy?
3) For the following categories associated with medication use, to what degree in your organization has each been negatively affected by the economy?
4) Are you aware of any medication errors in the past year in which changes due to the economic downturn were a contributing factor?
If yes, please describe in enough detail to be understood.
5) Have your leaders developed a plan to minimize backslide on patient safety during the economic downturn?
If yes, please describe the most important attributes in enough detail to be understood.
6) Please select the categories that best describes YOU, YOUR POSITION in the organization, and your ORGANIZATION.
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