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The Joint Commission to Include Patient Satisfaction Data on Quality Check®Web Site Provides New Information to Help Patients Make Decisions

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This article informs the reader that HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Health Providers and Systems) Survey of Patients' Hospital Experiences results are now available on The Joint Commission's Quality Check Web site. The data comes from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) Hospital Compare Web site. The CMS HCAHPS data reporting period is January 2007 through December 2007.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2009-02-01

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  • The Joint Commission Perspectives gives you the what, when, and how to help your organization stay up-to-date on The Joint Commission initiatives and maintain continuous standards compliance. Perspectives is your primary source of timely, readable, and useful information about changes to Joint Commission standards and requirements, the survey/review process, the scoring and decision process, patient safety initiatives, ORYX® performance measurement requirements, and much more.

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