CHKS


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CHKSCalifornia Healthy Kids Survey
CHKSCenter for Hip and Knee Surgery (Joint Replacement Surgeons of Indiana; Mooresville and Indianapolis, IN)
CHKSComparative Health Knowledge System (UK NHS)
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Schoolwide data include report card ratings by teachers on Life Skills and Work Habits, student self-reported perception data on the CHKS, state standardized test scores in Math and Language Arts, discipline referrals, unexcused absences, and truancy rates.
CHKS provides healthcare intelligence and initial shortlist of 15 trusts was drawn up for the awards following analysis of nine clinical indicators including caesarean rates, length of stay, complications, readmissions and injuries, as well as three indicators from the Care Quality Commission's 2013 maternity survey.
Jason Harries, managing director, CHKS said: "Every hospital is accountable to its patients, their families and carers as well as the local community to provide a safe environment.
CHKS is now working with 120 NHS trusts after putting out an advert claiming it could reduce their mortality rates by re-categorising deaths as being caused by a terminal illness, rather than poor care.
The CHKS is an anonymous and confidential self-report survey on risky social, behavioral, and health behaviors and resiliency administered to students in grades 4 through 12.
CHKS is an independent provider of healthcare intelligence and quality improvement ser vices.
Graham Harries, chief executive of CHKS, said: Hospitals using our benchmarking tools are working to achieve targets in a very challenging environment.
Acquiring and developing businesses such as Premier Medical Group (medical reporting and screening services) CHKS (health informatics), CRC (health economics), Membership Services (governance services to Foundation Trusts), HSP (staff and patient surveys for the NHS), Inventures (health property advisory firm) and Health Solutions (occupational health services).
HKI's private equity owner Inflexion had previously sold its Alcester-based UK subsidiary CHKS to Capita in February, in a deal also advised by Catalyst.
A table of the top 40 hospitals in the UK has been drawn up by international health firm CHKS.
The trust, which manages Bronglais Hospital, in Aberystwyth; Prince Philip Hospital, in Llanelli; West Wales General Hospital, in Carmarthen and Withybush Hospital, in Haverfordwest, has been named in the Top 40 hospitals programme, compiled by CHKS.
CHKS and NHS Membership Services: CHKS Limited, a healthcare