Webcast: The Evolution of the CAHPS Clinician & Group Survey

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<p>Please join an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) webcast this Thursday, September 25, 2008, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., EDT. This free event will feature presentations on recent developments of interest to users of the Clinician & Group Survey from AHRQ's Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS).<br><br>Commonwealth Fund vice president Ed Schor, M.D., and Trish Gallagher, Ph.D., of the University of Massachusetts, Boston, will discuss the revision of the Child Primary Care Questionnaire, which the Fund supported though a grant to a team led by Paul D. Cleary, Ph.D., now dean of the Yale School of Public Health. The revised questionnaire offers enhanced measures of the preventive and developmental services delivered to children and parents by group practices and individual clinicians.<br><br>The webcast will also cover the new test version of a visit-specific primary care questionnaire, as well as the availability of instruments with alternative response scales.<br><br>To register, visit the <a href="http://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/content/community/Events/COMM_EVENTS_CG_Webca… Web site.</a></p>