Foundation Releases Validated Patient Satisfaction Survey Questions for Home Infusion Field

April 4, 2017
The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) is pleased to publish the results of its first major research initiative resulting in the creation of infusion-specific, patient satisfaction questions that are valid and reliable.  The set of 12 Uniform Patient Satisfaction Questions for Home Infusion were validated by a voluntary research panel of industry experts and went through rigorous testing with patients experienced in home infusion.  Having uniform questions allows data from multiple providers to be combined, creating industry-wide benchmarking and research opportunities to advance the home infusion field. Read the full research article or go directly to the survey questions.

Click here to read a statement from the NHIF Chair, Chris Maksym, PharmD, RPh.

Foundation to Sponsor Creation of Standardized Patient Satisfaction Survey Questions for Home Infusion Field

The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) is sponsoring a study to develop a validated, standardized set of patient satisfaction survey questions for adoption by home infusion providers to use in organizational surveys.   Patient satisfaction surveys have gained increasing attention as essential sources of information for improving quality in organizations across the health care spectrum.  The NHIF project demonstrates the commitment of the home infusion industry to making patient satisfaction a central component of measuring quality.  Read more.

Deadline Extended for NHIF Scholarship Awards to March 14

The National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) is extending the application deadline for its 2017 Scholarship Awards to March 14, 2017. The scholarship awards recognize commitment to advancing patient care in home infusion nursing and pharmacy. Two awards are available; recipients will be awarded complimentary registration to the 2017 NHIA Annual Conference & Exposition in Orlando, Florida, May 22-25, 2017 and $1,500 for travel, hotel, and incidentals. The award recipient will be honored at NHIA's Annual Conference. Learn more about the Nursing or Pharmacy award.

Other News

Susette Gjovik Receives 2016 Lynn Giglione Memorial Scholarship for Home and Specialty Infusion Nursing (March 22, 2016)
Brian Moe, PharmD, Receives Inaugural NHIF Scholarship Award for Excellence in Home and Specialty Infusion Pharmacy Practice (March 21, 2016)