Wed Jul 10 2019
Patient satisfaction and willingness to recommend the hospital
When patients are satisfied with the care they received at a hospital, they are more likely to recommend that hospital to family and friends. Patient satisfaction is one indicator of quality healthcare. A high score may indicate that a hospital provides a higher level of patient care.
About this measure
The question asked for this measure is: “Would you recommend this hospital to your friends and family?” Possible responses are Definitely Yes, Probably Yes, Probably No, and Definitely No. The measure reflects the percentage of respondents who answered Definitely Yes to these questions.
Note: In this case, a higher number is better.