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  1. RMS Recognized Nationally as Leader in Healthcare—Named the 7th Largest Patient-Satisfaction Measurement Firm

    We are happy to announce that Modern Healthcare has ranked Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. the 7th largest patient-satisfaction measurement firm in the United States, according to its recent survey. For fourteen years, RMS has been a national leader in patient satisfaction surveying, growing its market research business within the healthcare industry and assisting numerous Read more

  2. What are CAHPS® Surveys?

    The following blog post was written by Sara Cruz, Research Associate at RMS. Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) standardized surveys are designed to help health care organizations use data collected from patients to identify strengths and areas of improvement, as well as track the improvement of quality care over time. CAHPS surveys Read more

  3. MIPS QPP Improvement Activities

    Patient Satisfaction Surveying Can Earn MIPS Points

    The following blog post was written by Susan Maxsween, Vice President of Healthcare Operations & Consulting at RMS. Positioning your practice to succeed in our ever-changing landscape of patient care delivery is vitally important. One means to achieve alignment with MIPS quality improvement activities is to attest to patient satisfaction surveying. This is an activity Read more

  4. Importance of Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    3 Reasons You Should Really Take That Patient Satisfaction Survey

    The following blog post was written by Christine Benn, Business Development Coordinator at RMS. In a world where we seem to be inundated with surveys (like receipt surveys and purchase experience emails), which ones are worth filling out? Believe it or not, your healthcare provider’s patient satisfaction survey is one survey that’s well worth your Read more

  5. Outpatient Surgery Magazine

    Patients Will Be Judging Your Facility. Are You Ready for That?

    The following blog post was written by Maggy Stewart, Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator at RMS. Do you know how to score high in health rating systems? Equally (if not more) important, do you know what to do when you don’t score high in health rating systems? In the December 2017 issue of Outpatient Surgery Read more

  6. What's the #MRX Forecast for 2018?

    The Market Research Forecast for 2018

    The following blog post was written by Mark Dengler, President & Owner of RMS. One of today’s popular business approaches is known as “agile management.” Under this business method there is a keen focus on short development cycles, continuous improvement, product scope flexibility and work team input. RMS continues to see our clients looking for Read more

  7. Choosing the right ICH CAHPS vendor

    This Is How You Should Go About Choosing the Right ICH CAHPS®* Vendor

    Updated December 2019 A new year means a new In-Center Hemodialysis (ICH) CAHPS survey season. At RMS, we’re diving into 2020 by closing the books on the ICH CAHPS 2019 Fall Survey cycle and prepping new and existing clients for the 2020 Spring Survey cycle. With the close of the Fall 2019 Survey data collection, Read more

  8. 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

  9. 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

  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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