Category Archives: Announcements

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  1. new website seo launch

    We ♥ our new site. We hope you ♥ it too.

    The following post was written by Maggy Stewart, Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator at RMS. February—the month when everyone is celebrating love. It’s the month of chocolates, roses and Valentines. This February, RMS is also thinking love—because we’re head over heels about our brand new website. A website is an extremely powerful marketing tool with the

  2. RMS ViewPoint Panel Book—An Inside Look

    RMS recently released the RMS ViewPoint Panel Book—a dynamic and graphic first edition detailing the demographics of our research panel. Check out some features of the new Panel Book below! Demographics Explore the data everyone wants to know about. We’ve created eye-catching graphics to showcase the demographics and workforce data of our entire panel. Consumer

  3. HCAHPS Update: Using Patient Experience Information in Hospitals

    The following post was written by Samadhi Moreno, Healthcare Research Associate at RMS. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently announced a new exciting research project titled: “Using Patient Experience Information in Hospitals: A survey of Hospital Quality Leaders.” The project aims to answer the following questions: How do hospitals collect patient experience

  4. Central New York is Buffalo Bills Nation

    Twenty-one percent of Central New Yorkers rank the Buffalo Bills as their favorite National Football League (NFL) team, according to a new RMS ViewPoint poll of Central New York panel members. Close behind, 17 percent of Central New Yorkers favored the New York Giants, and the New York Jets came in third at six percent.

  5. American Board of Pediatrics Awards Credit to NCQA PCMH Recognized Pediatricians

    Pediatricians associated with a practice that is a recognized Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) can now be awarded Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). MOC is designed by and for pediatricians to encourage lifelong learning, self-assessment, and a continuous commitment to quality.

  6. New Milestone – 500,000 Blog Views!

    Big news! We’ve received a half million views on the RMS Bunker Blog! A big THANK YOU to our current subscribers and readers. Haven’t subscribed yet? Follow the RMS Bunker Blog and stay on top of the latest industry trends! As you may expect, we love data, so we couldn’t resist the opportunity to highlight some

  7. Selecting a CAHPS® for ACOs Vendor

    RMS is pleased to announce that we have been approved for a second year as a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) vendor of the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems® (CAHPS®) for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) survey! RMS is in its ninth year of CAHPS® survey administration, and is highly experienced in

  8. RMS is CAHPS® For PQRS Certified!

    RMS is pleased to announce that we are a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved vendor of the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems® (CAHPS®) for Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) survey! RMS is in its ninth year of CAHPS® survey administration, and is highly experienced in the collection of data and

  9. Patient-Centered Connected Care™ Program Standards Now Available

    The following blog post was written by Karen Joncas, a Healthcare Transformation Coordinator at RMS. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Connected Care™ (PCCC™) standards are now available for non-traditional practices wishing to seek recognition of their quality-driven patient care. NCQA is offering this program in response to the plethora of choices that

  10. NCQA Announces Intention to Redesign PCMH™ Recognition Process

    The following blog post was written by Karen Joncas, a Healthcare Transformation Coordinator at RMS. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that it is redesigning the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition process to better engage practices in an ongoing assessment of compliance with PCMH standards. Four key goals of the newly redesigned