The CAHPS Hospital Survey: development, testing, and use

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005 Nov;31(11):655-9, 601. doi: 10.1016/s1553-7250(05)31084-1.


The CAHPS Hospital Survey was designed to provide valid and reliable assessments from patients about their hospital care experiences--and yet minimize the cost for hospitals and the burden for survey respondents.

Publication types

  • Validation Study

MeSH terms

  • Cooperative Behavior
  • Hospitals / standards*
  • Information Dissemination
  • Patient Satisfaction*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires*
  • United States