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Correlation of Individual Characteristics and Knowledge with Behaviour of the Health Providers in Supporting the Patient Safety in the Hospital

Tri Nurhayatiningsih, R.A Dewi Sartika

Abstract: Patient safety is an aspect that is assessed in the hospital accreditation standards. An accredited hospital should be able to provide a quality service dan prioritize the patient safety. Hospital patient safety is a system that made patient care is safe. An effort to improve the quality and patient safety is by knowing the view of the health providers, because every medical procedure has a risk potential to cause an incident to the patient. The aim of this study is to get the view of the health providers regarding the patient safety in the hospital and the related factors. The method is cross sectional descriptive study with quantitative approach. The population of the study is all doctors and nurses in Hospital X in Jakarta, and the sample is a total of 161 doctors and nurses matched with the inclusion criteria. The result of the study showed that 60.9% health providers have good knowledge regarding patient safety, 44.1% have good perception regarding patient safety, and the dominant factor related to perception is the knowledge (p=0.001). the conclusion of the study is the level of knowledge of patient safety with standard value of 85% has been accomplished by 60.9% of the health provider, and the level of perception of the health providers regarding patient safety is within fair category 55.9%. the hospital needs to make some efforts to improve the knowledge of patient safety of the staffs so that the perception can be improved as well, and can be implemented in services that prioritize the quality and patient safety. The hospital management needs to create a competitive, innovative, and creative movements to make patient safety culture in the hospital.

Keywords: knowledge, perception, health providers, hospital patient safety

Country: Indonesia, Subject Area: Public Health Education

Pages: 806 - 809

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019

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Tri Nurhayatiningsih, R.A Dewi Sartika, "Correlation of Individual Characteristics and Knowledge with Behaviour of the Health Providers in Supporting the Patient Safety in the Hospital", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i7/show_abstract.php?id=ART20199556, Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019, 806 - 809

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