FOCUS - November 2015
This month, we're excited to announce the 2015 HomeCare Elite Award Winners! This year marks the 10th anniversary of the annual recognition program for top home health agencies in the country. Congratulations to all of the winners!
FOCUS - September 2015
This month, we are excited to announce the 2015 Path to Excellence and Innovative Best Practice Award winners! We are also excited to annouce this year's Market Insights Consumer Collaborative.
FOCUS - August 2015
This month, we are excited to announce new case studies released by the Picker Institute and the latest news regarding the Market Insights Transparency Solution.
FOCUS - July 2015 - Part 2
This month, we have lots to share including the recent CNBC footage showcasing the Reputation Solution tool, a new partnership with the Illinois Health Care Association, and much more!
FOCUS - July 2015
This month, we have lots to share including the recent CMS approval to field CAHPS for PQRS, an extended application deadline for the Innovative Best Practice Award, and more!
FOCUS - June 2015
This month, we share how My InnerView by National Research can help providers best tackle the expanded AHCA/NCAL Quality Initiative.
FOCUS - April 2015
This month, we are thrilled to announce that we are accepting applications for the 2015 Innovative Best Practice Award.
FOCUS - March 2015
This month, we are thrilled to announce Symposium will be held in Washington D.C.
FOCUS - February 2015
This month, we are excited to offer a free webinar discussing Home Health Compare Star Ratings.
FOCUS - January 2015
This month, we are excited to announce a new partnership between Visiting Nurse Associations of America and National Research.
FOCUS - December 2014
This month, we are excited to announce a new product offering called Reputation solution.
FOCUS - November 2014
This month, we are excited to announce the 2015 Best Practice Webinar Series.
FOCUS - October 2014
Welcome to the October edition of FOCUS! This month, we are excited to announce the winners of two nation-wide awards: Consumer Choice and HomeCare Elite!
FOCUS - September 2014
Welcome to the September edition of FOCUS! This month, we are excited to announce two Regional Networking Events coming up in October!
FOCUS - August 2014
Welcome to the August edition of FOCUS! This month, we are excited to announce the winners of the 2013-2014 Excellence in Action Award!
FOCUS - July 2014
Welcome to the July edition of FOCUS! This month, we are happy to introduce a new look designed to make your reading experience even more enjoyable!
FOCUS - June 2014
This month, we are excited to announce events coming this fall: the 20th Annual NRC Picker Patient-Centered Care Symposium and the Fall Consumer Collaborative! We are also proud to celebrate the excellent work of our clients across the continuum, as well as the next installment in the Best Practice Webinar series, which will take place in July.
FOCUS - May 2014
Welcome to the May edition of FOCUS! This month, we are thrilled to recognize several clients that are making their organizations a great place to work! Plus, don't forget to register for our upcoming CAHPS Community Call on June 18 and the Pennsylvania Regional Networking Event in July. In addition, National Research is excited to announce a new white paper that focuses on long term care reform.
FOCUS - April 2014
Welcome to the April edition of FOCUS! We have an exciting edition this month that showcases new research publications by National Research, an upcoming regional event in Pennsylvania, plus webinars discussing Child HCAHPS and healthcare branding.
FOCUS - March 2014
Welcome to the March edition of FOCUS! This month, we are excited to recognize several clients in New England for improving the patient experience every day, plus our next webinar in the Best Practices Webinar Series is coming up in April.
FOCUS - February 2014
Welcome to the February edition of FOCUS! This month, we are excited to spotlight a few clients who are making their long term organizations a better, safer home for residents, families, and employees. Plus, don't forget to check out a new article that National Research just released discussing the shift of healthcare going from fee-for-service to a value-based model that aligns with the new reform. Lastly, be sure to read a new research brief that examines how the patient experience is related to a hospital or health system's reputation.
FOCUS - January 2014
Happy New Year and welcome to the January edition of FOCUS! This month, we kicked off the Best Practice Webinar Series on Wednesday, January 15—an educational series ideal for any healthcare professional who wants to apply actionable takeaways and solutions for issues impacting our evolving healthcare environment. Read more.
FOCUS - December 2013
Welcome to the December edition of FOCUS! This month, check out a special series from Nebraska Educational Television (NET) and learn new research behind dementia and Alzheimer's diseases from leading physicians and National Research Corporation.
FOCUS - November 2013
Welcome to the November edition of FOCUS! We are excited to announce the nationally recognized Consumer Choice and HomeCare EliteTM winners! In addition, be sure to check out our upcoming Best Practices Webinar Series that provides actionable takeaways and solutions for impacting our evolving healthcare environment.
FOCUS - October 2013
Welcome to the October edition of FOCUS! We are excited to announce the release of several publications, including the National Research Report focused on post-acute healthcare providers; a white paper discussing the evolution of customer-centric healthcare; and a newly published research article diving into scripting and teach-back with HCAHPS.
Focus Newsletter - September 2013
Welcome to the September edition of FOCUS! We are excited to announce the 2013 Symposium award winners, plus be sure to read about changes to the Catalyst portal affecting clients.
Focus Newsletter - August 2013
Welcome to the August edition of FOCUS! We are excited to announce the 2012-2013 Excellence in Action award winners plus recognizing our clients who are making headlines in providing top-notch healthcare.
Focus Newsletter - July 2013
This issue recognizes several National Research clients for their recent accomplishments in providing high quality, patient-centered care. In addition, you’re invited to a complimentary CGCAHPS webinar and get a recap of a recent Market Insights webinar uncovering the evolving topic of brand collision.
Focus Newsletter - June 2013
This issue provides important and timely information for your hospice facility regarding CMS mandates, a complimentary webinar focusing on HHCAHPS and the patient experience, plus event registrations that will keep you well-informed and updated on the latest in healthcare trends. In addition, National Research is excited to launch a new blog that encompasses discussion on all facets of the healthcare continuum!
Focus Newsletter - May 2013
In this issue we review healthcare leaders’ role in care transitions, discuss jumpstarting your CGCAHPS program, and take a closer look the importance of staff and patient or resident relationships. You’ll also find details on all of our upcoming events.
Focus Newsletter - April 2013
Discover how our clients are improving wait times and patient satisfaction in this month’s FOCUS. This issue highlights our 2013 International Patient-Centered Care Symposium and takes a closer look at consumer perceptions of healthcare reform and discharge calls.
Focus Newsletter - March 2013
Whether you are interested in best practices that improve the patient experience or seek to gain insight on how customer-centric care experiences extend from the hospital bedside, to care transitions in post-acute, and all the way back to your board room, then National Research offers the perfect healthcare, solutions, services and events for you.
Focus Newsletter - February 2013
This issue announces the keynote presenter at the 2013 Symposium plus upcoming webinar information on our Patient Outreach products. In addition, you'll learn about the Hospice Quality Measurement Tracker tool now available for clients.
Focus Newsletter - January 2013
Welcome to the January issue of FOCUS! We hope your New Year is off to a great start! This issue features two conferences that will inspire you to help achieve your organizational goals!