Research Problems and Designs

Would your problem identified in the Week 2 discussion question “Hospital Safety Culture” lend itself to a qualitative or quantitative design? What level of evidence (research design) would best address the problem? What type of study was performed to arrive to the conclusion? Explain your answer.

Use the same article to evaluate what type of research design it is.

 Jones, K. J., Skinner, A., Xu, L., Sun, J., & Mueller, K. (2008). The AHRQ hospital survey on patient safety culture: a tool to plan and evaluate patient safety programs. Advances in patient safety: new directions and alternative approaches (Vol. 2: culture and redesign)