20. Impact Case Study: Hospital Quality Alliance

Director's Update

Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.

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  • Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers & Systems (HCAHPS):
    • More than 3,700 hospitals report scores on Hospital Compare.
    • Hospitals must report HCAHPS data to get full Medicare update.
    • Reports from 2008-09 show improvement.

Image: Screenshot of the Hospital Compare Web site.


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