Tuesday, May 31, 2005

NQF - Endorses HCAHPS Survey


HCAHPS® is a 27-item survey designed and developed over a three year period by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

The primary purpose of the survey is to provide standardized information across institutions and over time about how patients experience hospital care. Results from the survey are intended for public reporting.