Tag Archives: CMS Approved Vendor

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. MIPS CAHPS CMS Approved Vendor

    RMS Receives CMS Approval to Administer the MIPS CAHPS Survey

    The following blog post was written by Maggy Stewart, Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator at RMS. Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS) announced it has received final approval from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to conduct the Merit-based Incentive Payment System Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey (MIPS CAHPS)® for the Read more

  6. HCAHPS® Response Rate | Approved Vendor RMS Far Exceeds National Average

    If you are looking for the average response rate for HCAHPS®, it stands at 33 percent based on nationwide statistics for discharges from April 2011 through March 2012. The acronym HCAHPS® stands for Hospital Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Survey (or Hospital CAHPS®). So, the national response rate average for HCAHPS® means that only one out of Read more

  7. Reimbursement for HCAHPS® Scores | CMS CAHPS® Survey Vendors

    This blog post was written by our guest blogger Michele Treinin, Healthcare Analyst at Research & Marketing Strategies (RMS) in Syracuse, NY. Starting Oct. 1, HCAHPS® scores will begin to influence how much hospitals are compensated under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Safety Net Hospitals (SNHs) are at a risk of receiving even Read more

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