Evaluation of the consumer assessment of healthcare providers and systems in-center hemodialysis survey.

@article{Wood2014EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the consumer assessment of healthcare providers and systems in-center hemodialysis survey.},
  author={Robert B. Wood and Carly J. Paoli and R. Duane Hays and Gavin Taylor-Stokes and James Piercy and Matthew Gitlin},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={1099-108}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) End Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System and Quality Incentive Program requires that dialysis centers meet predefined criteria for quality of patient care to ensure future funding. The CMS selected the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems In-Center Hemodialysis (CAHPS-ICH) survey for the assessment of patient experience of care. This analysis evaluated the psychometric properties of… CONTINUE READING