Patients' perception of hospital care in the United States.

  title={Patients' perception of hospital care in the United States.},
  author={Ashish Kumar Jha and Endel John Orav and Jie Zheng and Arnold M. Epstein},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={359 18},
  • A. Jha, E. Orav, A. Epstein
  • Published 30 October 2008
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • The New England journal of medicine
BACKGROUND Patients' perceptions of their care, especially in the hospital setting, are not well known. [] Key Method We also examined whether a hospital's performance on the HCAHPS survey was related to its performance on indicators of the quality of clinical care.

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