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Category Archives: quality

FAH Applauds CMS Narrowing Hospital Surveying in Response to COVID-19

March 23, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Quality, Statement

FAH today commends CMS for narrowing the focus of hospital surveys and assessments to those most important to ensure patient safety in response to the COVID-19 national emergency.

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FAH Celebrates 20th Anniversary of To Err Is Human

December 05, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Quality

Health care has changed immensely in the 20 years since the Institute of Medicine published To Err Is Human – a groundbreaking effort that served as a threshold report for better understanding patient safety.

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In the News – FAH’s Study on Modernizing the HCAHPS Patient Experience Survey

August 02, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Quality

Last week, FAH and four major hospital associations rolled out a study on modernizing the HCAHPS patient experience survey.

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Demonstration: Strengthening and Improving HCAHPS Patient Experience Surveying

July 29, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Media, Quality, Research

Today, Bill McInturff and Micah Roberts, Partners at Public Opinion Strategies, are unveiling a groundbreaking report demonstrating how the HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) patient experience survey can be recast and improved.

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