The CAHPS Surgical Care Survey asks patients to report on surgical care, surgeons, their staff, and anesthesiologists.
The Surgical Care Survey is a standardized questionnaire for adults. It was developed by the American College of Surgeons and the Surgical Quality Alliance to assess patients’ experiences before, during, and after surgery.
You can download the following documents for the Surgical Care Survey:
- The questionnaire for adults.
- A sample telephone script.
- SAS®-based analysis programs and instructions for analyzing survey results.
- Guidance on reporting survey results.
For additional guidance, users of this survey can consult the instructions available for the Clinician & Group Surveys at: Get Clinician & Group Surveys and Instructions. Please contact the CAHPS Help Line at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-492-9261 for help in adapting these instructions to the Surgical Care Survey.
Page originally created October 2011