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Experience of Children and their Parents

Hospitals that care for children should survey those children and their families on important issues like communication with doctors and nurses, communication about medicines, and whether they were told how to report problems they observed. Hospitals report on the results of a nationally standardized patient experience survey called the CAHPS Child Hospital Survey.


Reporting Period 

  • Latest 12 months prior to Survey submission 

Patients Included in the Measure

  • Inpatients (Patients who are admitted to the hospital for at least one overnight stay)

  • Children