The HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) Survey, also known as the CAHPS® Hospital Survey or Hospital CAHPS®, is a standardized survey instrument and data collection methodology that has been in use since 2006 to measure patients’ perspectives of hospital care.Click to see full answer. Similarly, you may ask, what is the purpose of Hcahps?The purpose of HCAHPS is: “To provide a standardized survey instrument and data collection methodology for measuring patients’ perspectives on hospital care.” Its goals are to: Produce comparable data on the patient’s perspective on care that allows objective and meaningful comparisons between hospitals.Additionally, what are the 8 domains of Hcahps? Doctor Communication – respect, listening skills and communication ability of doctors. Nurse Communication – respect, listening skills and communication ability of nurses. Staff Responsiveness – answering call bells and responding to toileting needs Hospital Environment – cleanliness and quietness of the hospital. Similarly, you may ask, how are Hcahps results useful to consumers? The survey and its results are extremely important, as it serves as the voice of the patient and gives a view into the patient’s perception of the care that is provided. The survey results are publicly reported on the internet for all to see; therefore results directly impact a healthcare organization’s reputation.What are the 27 Hcahps questions? During this hospital stay, how often did nurses treat you with courtesy and respect? During this hospital stay, how often did nurses listen carefully to you? During this hospital stay, how often did nurses explain things in a way you could understand?