Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Reporting of patient safety incidents


Individual and Organization Affects Perceptions of Reporting Patient Safety Incidents in Medan City Hospital

Irwan Agustian; Arlina Nurbaity Lubis; Farida Linda Sari Siregar

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 10, Pages 1228-1234

Patient safety incidents must be minimized to avoid unwanted dangers during hospitalization. Reporting of patient safety incidents in the Hospital is still low. Low reporting of patient safety incidents are related to individual and organization factors. This study aimed to identify the individual and organization factors on reporting patient safety incidents in the inpatient Hospital. The study was a survey method with a cross-sectional approach. The population in this study were all nurses inpatients in Medan city Hospital as many as 168 people and a sample of 88 people. Data were collected with primary, secondary, and tertiary data and analyzed with a statistical test of Multiple Logistic Regression with a confidence level of 95%. The results showed that individual factors (knowledge with p-value=0.021 and experience with p-value=0.021) affected the reporting of patient safety incidents and organizational factors (organizational environment with p-value=0.038 and power with p-value=0.014). Most influence reporting Patient safety incidence in the hospital was a knowledge variable (OR=155.6).