HSOPS Database Reopening Soon!Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) sent this bulletin at 04/09/2013 11:01 AM EDT
Dear SOPS Database Users and Submitters:
We are pleased to announce that, after several months of suspended operations due to contracting delays, the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (SOPS) Database will soon be reopening for submission and reporting of Hospital SOPS data. In addition, users and submitters of the Medical Office SOPS survey will have the opportunity to submit data in October, 2013.
We also would like to notify you of other upcoming database submission dates in 2014. Our projected timeline for submission and reporting of SOPS Data is as follows:
Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture
June 1 – June 15, 2013
Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture
October 1 – October 15, 2013
Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture
NEW: Pharmacy Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Submission specifications and other documents (including a Data Use Agreement) will be available soon. We will notify you of the URL for the submission system as soon as it becomes operational.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the SOPS Databases team by phone at 1-888-324-9790 or email at DatabasesOnSafetyCulture@westat.com.
For all other questions, please contact the general SOPS helpline at 1-888-324-9749 or email at SafetyCultureSurveys@westat.com.
Thank you for your patience and we look forward to your participation in 2013!The SOPS Database Team