TITLE

higher hospital margins distinguished by higher patient satisfaction

PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jun2010, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p136
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a survey conducted by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the connection between a hospital's profit and the level of patient satisfaction. The survey was based on patients' responses on the ranking of hospitals and whether they are satisfied with the facility or not. The outcome of the survey showed a connection between higher ratings and higher margins for hospitals.
ACCESSION #
51774591

 

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