STUDYING REALIZATION OF STANDARDS OF SAFE ENVIRONMENT IN HOSPITALS AFFILIATED TO SHAHID BEHESHTI UNIVERSITY OF TEHRAN IN 2015
Sedigheh Khalifeh, *Shaghayegh Vahdat and Somayeh Hessam
Introduction: safety is a very important part of healthcare quality. Patient safety friendly standards are very essential and vital in each hospital. This study aims to investigate amount of realization of patient safety friendly standards in hospitals affiliated to Shahid Beheshti university of Tehran in 2015. Method: this is an applied method regarding the objective and is descriptive-surveying regarding methodology and it was conducted in four hospitals selected by Shahid Beheshti university of Tehran in 2015. Statistical population is all personnel and professors of hospitals selected by Shahid Beheshti university of Tehran (400 persons). The sample was chosen by clustering method (234 individuals). The research instrument was checklist of patient safety friendly hospitals. Descriptive statistic, one way T test and SPSS 21 were used to analyze data. Results: mean amount of realization of standards is 71.77. Concerning mean amount of realization of standards, safety standards of blood and its products were the highest (92%) and patient safety friendly standards in managerial departments were the lowest (54%). Conclusion: status of safe environment of the hospitals under study was moderate. Therefore, it is suggested that some steps are taken for reaching essential standards by targeting on managerial departments about planning and operationalization.
Keywords: safety friendly standards, patient, hospital.
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