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Are U.S. Hospitals Delivering a Better Patient Experience?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) use patient feedback about their care as part of their reimbursement plan for acute care hospitals. Under the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program, CMS makes value-based incentive payments to acute care hospitals, based either on how well the hospitals perform on certain quality measures or how much the hospitals' performance improves on […]

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Top 10 B.O.B. Blog Posts of 2012: Big Data, Patient Experience and Customer Metrics

The field of customer experience management (CEM) has seen much growth in 2012. I tried to keep pace with this growth which, I hope, is reflected in the content of my blog posts this past year. My posts included a variety of topics, ranging from how Big Data principles can help the field of CEM […]

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Free Research Report on the State of Patient Experience in US Hospitals

Download Free Report from TCELab: Improving the Patient Experience The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be using patient feedback about their care as part of their reimbursement plan for acute care hospitals (see Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program). The purpose of the VBP program is to promote better clinical outcomes for patients […]

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Big Data Provides Big Insights for U.S. Hospitals

The U.S. government provides a variety of publicly available databases that include metrics on the performance of US hospitals, including patient experience (PX) database, health outcome database, process of care database and medical spending database. Applying Big Data principles on these disparate data sources, I integrated different metrics from their respective databases to better understand […]

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