Socioeconomic Status Negatively Affects HCAHPS Scores in Orthopedic Patients The Results of 15,789 Patients at a Single Institution.

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The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) is a nationally reported survey of patients' perspectives of hospital care that is used for hospital comparison and reimbursement. Although the survey attempts to correct for many factors that may affect scoring, socioeconomic factors are not considered in score weighting. The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of socioeconomic status on HCAHPS scores.


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Name: Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease (2013)
ISSN: 2328-5273
Pages: 216-220


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