Table 3

 Evaluation survey results—respondents’ level of agreement with new system objectives being met

Mean (SD) score*
*Respondents rated each item from 1 (strongly disagree) to 4 (strongly agree).
The system is easier overall than the annual summary report system3.8 (0.4)
The system will take less time than the annual summary report system3.7 (0.5)
The instructions are easy to follow3.6 (0.5)
The system is easier for staff than the annual summary report system3.5 (0.5)
The system will increase the completeness of our error reporting3.5 (0.5)
The system is easier to incorporate into our workflow3.5 (0.6)
The system is easy to use3.4 (0.5)
The system’s summary reports will help identify areas for training and improvement3.4 (0.5)
Using the new system will increase the level of detail of error reporting3.3 (0.6)
Using the new system will improve the overall medication error reporting process3.2 (0.6)
Using the new system will increase the accuracy of our error reporting3.2 (0.5)
Using the new system will help improve patient safety and help avoid medication errors3.1 (0.6)