New CareChex Studies Rank Quality of U.S. Hospital Care and Patient Satisfaction with Hospital Stay. (2010). Fierce Health IT: Weekly News for Health Leaders. Retrieved from: http://www.fiercehealthit.com/press-releases/new-carechex-studies-rank-quality-u-s-hospital-care-and-patient-satisfaction-hospital.
Surprising findings: Big discrepancies between States, Metro Areas and no clear connection found between quality and patient satisfaction. CareChex, a division of The Delta Group specializing in rating the quality of hospital and physician care, today released two new studies that reveal broad disparities between quality of U.S. healthcare by state and metro area and surprising regional differences in patient satisfaction with the care they are getting.