An Investigation into the Effect of Patient Safety Indicators on Patient Satisfaction: A Case Study of Shooshtar Maternity Hospital in Shiraz
Keywords:Patient Safety Indicators, Patient Satisfaction, Shooshtar Maternity Hospital of Shiraz
Today, one of the main healthcare issues is maintaining the safety of patients in healthcare centers. Patient safety is a global health concern that affects patients in all countries, whether developed or developing countries. For this purpose, the present study investigates the effect of patient safety indicators on patient satisfaction at Shooshtar Maternity Hospital in Shiraz. Data obtained from monthly reports of the hospital during 2015-17 were used to study the research hypotheses. The hypotheses were analyzed using regression test and SPSS. Results showed that infection control parameters, anesthetic complications, blood transfusion complications, removal of surgical wound, post-surgery bleeding, accidental perforation, surgical wound infections, normal delivery with or without instrumentation and birthrate had a significant effect on patient satisfaction.
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