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  1. RMS Ranked One of the Largest Patient Satisfaction Measurement Firms in the U.S.

    RMS Ranks as One of the Largest Patient Satisfaction Measurement Firms in the Country

    The following blog post was written by Maggy Stewart, Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator at RMS. Modern Healthcare has ranked Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS) one of the largest patient-satisfaction measurement firms in the United States. Celebrating its milestone 15-year anniversary in 2017, RMS continues to grow its consulting and survey business within the Read more

  2. Insights in the Numbers

    You Have the Research, Now Turn the Numbers into Insights

    The following blog post was written by Josh Elander, Research Associate at RMS. While the numbers that result from a market research study can sometimes speak for themselves, it’s important to be comprehensive. Data should be thoroughly examined for valuable insights, and at the end of a project the findings should tell a story relevant Read more

  3. CG CAHPS Scores

    Results Are In: RMS Clients Scores Higher Than the National Average

    The following blog post was written by Maggy Stewart, Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator at RMS. The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) recently posted the results from their Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Clinician & Group Survey 2016 data submissions. How well providers communicate with patients is the highest scoring Read more

  4. Data Collection in this Digital Age

    Market Research: More Than Data Collection in this Digital Age

    The following blog post was written by Mark Dengler, President & Owner of RMS. Over the past several years, the market research industry has sought to identify relevant consumer data and turn that into decision-making, informational knowledge for clients. However, no longer is it sufficient to simply analyze data and answer questions like “Are my Read more

  5. Two Different Approaches for Consumer Product Feedback

    Case Study: Two Different Approaches for Obtaining Consumer Product Feedback

    The following blog post was written by Josh Elander, Research Associate at RMS. A manufacturer recently partnered with RMS to conduct research on two separate flooring products. The key objectives of the research were to obtain feedback on new product prototypes, as well as learn more from consumers about the overall decision-making process for each Read more

  6. How Market Research Can Help You

    The following post was written by Josh Elander, Research Associate at RMS. Jumping into the world of market research can be a daunting idea, especially when your business isn’t accustomed to the research process. A great market research firm will be able to customize the project to suit the needs of your business, and help Read more

  7. The Annual RMS New York State Fair Survey Results Are Here. How Did You ‘Fair’?

    The following post was written by Maggy Stewart, Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator at RMS. View the infographic here. Picking up ‘Great’ vibrations: majority of Central New Yorkers enjoyed the new layout and are most excited for The Beach Boys—and (gasp) there’s a new favorite food, RMS NY State Fair survey shows. According to a Read more

  8. Closed Account Research in Banking – Case Study

    This blog post was written by Erica Winters, Sr. Research Analyst & Social Media Strategist, and is a summary of a recent project completed by Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS). Background: A banking institution recently partnered with Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS) to conduct closed account research with members who have voluntarily closed their Read more

  9. Healthcare Update! Acronyms You Need to Know!

    The following blog post was written by Christine Benn, Business Development Coordinator at RMS. As the healthcare industry continues to grow and evolve, we are finding ourselves with more and more acronyms to remember. As a research firm, we want to help you stay up to date and informed on the latest acronyms we are Read more

  10. Don’t Postpone, Move Forward with OAS CAHPS Surveying

    The following blog post was written by Mark Dengler, President of RMS.  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed delaying implementation of the mandated 2018 date for the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Survey (OAS CAHPS). As a result, many ambulatory surgery center facilities are trying Read more

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