This quick reference will help you understand some of the terminology in the Question Bank.
Core questions: Pre-defined questions belonging to a standard SurveyVitals patient experience survey.
Entity: Refers to the hierarchical structure units of your organization. Entities can include the organization as a whole, specific locations or divisions, or individual clinicians.
Filter: Criteria that determine to whom and in which scenarios custom survey questions are delivered.
Gate question: A survey question that determines whether or not to display additional questions based on the patient’s response. Learn more here.
Inheritance: Questions delivered at the division and provider level based on being added at the parent division or organization level. Learn more here.
Mapped fields: Patient information sent in each data file to SurveyVitals. Learn more here.
Parent survey: A patient experience survey consisting of only core questions and no custom questions.