Patient Safety Climate in Healthcare Organizations
The PSCI is a 44-item instrument used to measure the workers’ perceptions and attitudes about safety climate in their institutions.

 Evidence-Based Assessment Rating Profile


Sample Items


Relevant Literature:

  1. Hartmann, C. W., Rosen, A. K., Meterko, M., Shokeen, P., Zhao, S., Singer, S., … Gaba, D. M. (2008). An overview of patient safety climate in the VA. Health Services Research, 43(4), 1263–1284. doi:10.1111/j.1475-6773.2008.00839.x
  2. Singer, S. J., Falwell, A., Gaba, D. M., & Baker, L. C. (2008). Patient safety climate in US hospitals: variation by management level. Medical Care, 46(11), 1149–1156. doi:10.1097/MLR.0b013e31817925c1
  3. Singer, S. J., Falwell, A., Gaba, D. M., Meterko, M., Rosen, A., Hartmann, C. W., & Baker, L. (2009). Identifying organizational cultures that promote patient safety. Health Care Management Review, 34(4), 300–311. doi:10.1097/HMR.0b013e3181afc10c
  4. Singer, S. J., Gaba, D. M., Falwell, A., Lin, S., Hayes, J., & Baker, L. (2009). Patient safety climate in 92 US hospitals: differences by work area and discipline. Medical Care, 47(1), 23–31. doi:10.1097/MLR.0b013e31817e189d
  5. Singer, S. J., Hartmann, C. W., Hanchate, A., Zhao, S., Meterko, M., Shokeen, P., … Rosen, A. K. (2009). Comparing safety climate between two populations of hospitals in the United States. Health Services Research, 44(5 Pt 1), 1563–1583. doi:10.1111/j.1475-6773.2009.00994.x
  6. Singer, S., Meterko, M., Baker, L., Gaba, D., Falwell, A., & Rosen, A. (2007). Workforce Perceptions of Hospital Safety Culture: Development and Validation of the Patient Safety Climate in Healthcare Organizations Survey. Health Services Research, 42(5), 1999–2021. doi:10.1111/j.1475-6773.2007.00706.x