Survey Software for Healthcare Organizations

Following on from National Public Health week, which is recognized at the start of every April, we’ve taken a look at how survey software is being used by healthcare organizations such as the NHS.

NHS Trusts are required to collect feedback and conduct assessments on patients and staff, as well as undertaking a range of audits and research projects. The wide range of questionnaires and surveys that each NHS Trust needs to complete can be complicated to administer. It’s often difficult and time consuming to collate responses, analyze them, and determine useful insights and develop ongoing improvements from the data.

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Protect Health Data with Secure Online Surveys

Make better decisions and keep your patient health data safe and secure during online healthcare questionnaires, health evaluations, and medical research surveys

Snap WebHost for health_V2Healthcare questionnaires, health evaluations, and medical research surveys are all types of health-related online surveys that are frequently administered to individual patients. They include sensitive physical health information, and are used to help identify and evaluate risk factors for certain diseases and conditions; and to collect feedback to improve business operations and to enhance the patient experience. The main goal of any health-related survey is to provide recommendations to achieve better health and to create a healthier lifestyle. Continue reading

How Can Survey Software Help Those in Healthcare?

How can survey software be used across the healthcare industry?

Snap Survey Software offers a range of features that help those in the healthcare industry get the information they need to make better informed decisions.  The functionality, versatility, and ease of use of Snap Survey Software make it the ideal survey solution for the healthcare industry. Snap Surveys is ISO 27001 certified to protect the privacy and security of all electronic personal health information (ePHI). Hospitals, clinics, insurance providers, public health administrations, medical suppliers, and pharmaceutical companies are among the numerous health organizations that use Snap Survey Software to satisfy their survey research needs. Continue reading

The patient experience – Stephen Ashmore co-founder of the Clinical Audit Support Centre

Snap surveys recently spoke to a number of health professionals involved in patient experience and clinical audit.

Stephen Ashmore is co-founder of the Clinical Audit Support Centre. 

“The whole area of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS) has also taken off in the last two to three years,” adds Stephen. “This involves asking patients about their experiences of, for example, a recent operation. Hospitals need to know not just that medical procedures have gone ahead smoothly, but also whether patients are happy with the outcome.”

Read more about how Stephen sees the future for clinical audit and patient experience surveys in the UK

Healthcare and patient satisfaction surveys – 5 factors to consider when selecting patient sample size

When planning your healthcare survey or patient satisfaction survey you will want to consider these 5 factors for selecting your patient sample size. Reviewing these 5 important questions will guide you in determining the right sample method for your survey: Continue reading

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Patient Surveys and Healthcare Satisfaction Surveys – Examining Non-Random Sampling Strategies for your Survey Needs

In our previous post we discussed the types of random samples you may choose to use for your patient surveys or healthcare satisfaction survey. In addition to random samples, there are also some Non-Random Sampling Strategies to be considered. Continue reading

Hospital Surveys – How to truly get a random sample of your patient population

When planning your hospital survey, it is unlikely you will survey each of your patients due to the sheer size of the hospitals patient population. For that reason, random sampling is the preferred method. Continue reading

Health and Medical Surveys – Avoiding Biased Sampling of Your Patient Population

When developing your medical or healthcare satisfaction survey you will want to give thought to random and biased sampling of your patient population. If it is your desire to generalize the findings in your survey to the total patient population, you will want a sample that is truly representative of that group. Continue reading

Healthcare Surveys and Medical Research Surveys – Identifying Target Population and Sample Size for Your Healthcare Related Survey

When planning your healthcare survey or medical research survey, you will need to identify the group of patients that you would like to gather your data from. Because the target population (all patients that had a surgery in a particular hospital) can be very large, it can be cost prohibitive to gather data from all of them. In this case, it is common to take a sample of the total group and use it to generalize the findings to the target population. Continue reading

Successful PPE event

Snap Surveys were sponsors of the London Sexual Health Programme and London South Bank University event to launch the PPE Sexual Health toolkit on 18 May 2011.  170 people from around the country attended and enjoyed the presentations and marketplace presentations (sadly we didn’t win the best presentation in the marketplace!)

The toolkit is based on scoping of best practice and provides examples of best practice and resources to encourage patient engagement in sexual and reproductive health. It was launched by Baroness Gould, Chair of the all-party Parliamentary Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health. Continue reading