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The Week - Nielsen Survey

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The Week - Nielsen Survey
Posted On: 05-Dec-2014



COVER STORY

THE WEEK-NIELSEN Survey
Story Dated: Monday, November 24, 2014 14:31 hrs IST

Methodology
THE WEEK-Nielsen Best Hospitals Survey 2014 was conducted among specialists and general practitioners in 15 cities from September to October. Interviews were conducted among 1,347 doctors. Only experts with at least five years of practice were consulted.

Citywise sample size Ahmedabad (94), Bengaluru (90), Bhopal (92), Chandigarh (95), Chennai (90), Coimbatore (86), Delhi NCR (100), Hyderabad (97), Jaipur (93), Kochi (91), Kolkata (96), Lucknow (84), Mumbai (80), Pune (58) and Thiruvananthapuram (101).
As many as 303 general practitioners were consulted. Specialities¯ orthopaedics (113), cardiology (110), gynaecology (113), diabetes care (102), paediatrics (115), ophthalmology (102), neurology (110), gastroenterology (99), oncology (82), pulmonary/respiratory diseases (88) and others (10). These experts nominated top five multispeciality hospitals in India, top five multispeciality hospitals in their cities, top five hospitals in their speciality, top five institutes for medical education in India and in their zones, and top five hospitals in terms of research facilities, output and staff-training programmes.

Parameters for selecting multispeciality hospitals¯competency of doctors, patient care, availability of multispeciality, reputation, infrastructure, innovation and environment.

Scoring: Mean weighted ranking score was considered. Responses for hospitals from doctors associated with the hospital were ignored. In any hospital, a maximum of five doctors were interviewed to ensure representative viewpoint.

Link: THE WEEK-NIELSEN Survey

 
 
 

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