Founded in 1982 with HQ in Fort Worth and offices in Washington, DC.
Our focus is in health care with special emphasis on a range of research, market
information and consulting services for health care providers and health insurance
DSS offers a fully integrated organization covering project design, project management,
data collection, data processing, analysis and reporting. This approach offers complete
control of quality, timing and cost. This approach is supported by in-house data
collection resources, including..
“Alongside economic considerations of growth and profit, we hold ourselves accountable for our impact on society and the environment.
Obtaining certifications and renewing them annually gives us regular, external review
of our processes and procedures.
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CAHPS® for ACO
Clinician and Group CAHPS®
Commercial and Medicaid CAHPS®
Home Health CAHPS®
CAHPS® for PQRS
CAHPS® for MIPS
HRA (Health Risk Assessment)
Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS)
Simple way to use DSS HCEI®
Advanced way to use DSS HCEI®
Nearly 100 of the nation's health plans call DSS their preferred provider of research
and consulting services, ranging from the largest national carriers to those serving
single markets. We cover just about all of the research (all of the kinds of research
covered in the services section),
DSS has conducted numerous studies with health care providers on behalf of health
plans, provider groups and individual providers.
Conjoint analysis has been used by DSS to upgrade and design many different types
of medical devices and medical services. Whether high-technology devices, high-touch
medical services or low-tech disposable products, DSS has applied its years of experience
to helping our clients optimize their products, identify unmet needs and estimate
demand in new markets.
Although focused on health care, DSS has conducted market research in a wide array
of industries. Some examples are:
Look for announcements of our informative and insightful webinars covering a range
of issues of interest to our clients and prospective clients. These webinars focus
on how to use various types of research information to improve your customer/member/patient
experience, products, communications, programs and other elements of your business.
DSS has several calculators that are useful to market researchers.
Check out our library of white papers on a range of topics of interest, primarily
to those in the health care field. Many of these white papers have been published
in academic and professional journals. Others are highly specialized and relate
to very specific issues that may be of interest to you. These papers are provided
solely to disseminate our knowledge and experience and include no sales message.
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Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approves DSS Research to administer the OAS CAHPS® Survey
Fort Worth, Texas - February 1, 2016 - Beginning in 2016 Medicare certified hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are encouraged to begin voluntary participation in the Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery CAHPS survey.
Our newsletter comes out quarterly. It covers news about the company, people, products
and other aspects of the business and the health care industry. Recent copies are
provided in the library and you are invited to sign up to receive future copies.
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services ...Fort Worth, Texas - February 1, 2016 - Beginning in 2016 Medicare certified hospit...
Latest DSS Health Care Engagement Index hi...Fort Worth, Texas - September 11, 2015 - The DSS Health Care Engagement Index (HCE...
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services ...Fort Worth, Texas - July 10, 2015
The Affordable Care Act calls for transparent ...
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services ...Fort Worth, Texas - December 13, 2013 – Beginning in 2014 dialysis facilities will...
DSS Health Care Engagement Index (HCEI) sh...The DSS Health Care Engagement Index for Q3 2013 decreased minimally from 60.0 in ...
DSS Research is recognized as one of the 1...We are very excited to announce that for the fifth year in a row we have been reco...
DSS RESEARCH is CMS-approved to Conduct th...Fort Worth, Texas - October 24, 2013 - DSS Research, the leader in health care mar...
DSS Health Care Engagement Index (HCEI) sh...The DSS Health Care Engagement Index for Q1 2013 increased from 59.5 for Q4 2012 t...
DSS Health Care Engagement Index shows sli...The DSS Health Care Engagement Index for Q4 dropped to 59.5 from 60.0 in Q3.
DSS Now Offers the Required CMS Medicare C...FORT WORTH, TEXAS (November 28, 2012)- With 30 years of expertise in providing re...
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who are expected to answer a certain way on the key measure in the survey. If you
are unsure what the proportion might be, use 50% because this produces the maximum
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total population you are studying is small or your sample makes up at least 5% of
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