Tag Archives: Healthcare Market Research Firm

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  1. 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

  2. Selecting an OAS CAHPS® Vendor Prior to Mandatory Implementation

    The following blog post was written by Christine Benn, Business Development Coordinator at RMS. Warning: deadlines are closer than they appear. For those Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC’s) and Medicare-certified Hospital Outpatient Departments (HOPD’s) who will be mandated to conduct the OAS CAHPS® surveys beginning in January 2018, now is the time to get started. Become Read more

  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 Read more

  4. Criminal Attacks Now Number One Cause of Data Breaches in Healthcare

    The following blog post was written by Karen Joncas, a Healthcare Transformation Coordinator at RMS. According to a recent study published by the Ponemon Institute, criminal attacks are now the number one cause of data breaches in healthcare. In the five years that the Institute has studied the privacy and security of healthcare data, there Read more

  5. Improving CAHPS Response Rates by Telephone Survey Administration | Case Study on CAHPS Response Rates

    This blog post was written by our guest blogger Megan O’Donnell, Manager at Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS) Healthcare Division. Improving CAHPS response rates is top of mind for many of our clients.  In our experience, Telephone Only and Mixed modes of survey administration result in higher response rates than Mail Only mode. The following Read more

  6. Online Healthcare Panel Survey | Case Study

    This blog post is a recap and summary of a recent project completed by Research & Marketing Strategies (RMS), a healthcare market research firm in Syracuse NY. Background: A national advertising firm and healthcare organization partnered with Research & Marketing Strategies (RMS) to conduct market research regarding a print advertisement campaign. The study was designed to Read more

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