National Research Corporation (NASDAQ: NRCIA) was set up in 1981 and now is based in Lincoln, Nebraska. The company focuses on healthcare products and subscription-based solutions (analytics, program, and insights) in the United States and Canada. 1981 - National Research Corporation was established.
1994 - Picker Institute was established and began to develop the Qualisys technology in the next year.
1998 - The company completed the acquisition of Healthcare Research Systems, Inc. for its patient experience surveys.
2001 - The company announced the purchase of Picker Institutes healthcare survey business, for new growth market.
2003 -The company completed the acquisition of Smaller World Communications in Canada.
2005 -The company completed the acquisition of Geriatric Health Systems LLC, indicating the beginning of the company’s Health Risk Assessments solutions.
2006 -The company completed the acquisition of TGI Group LLC to establish The Governance Institute.
2009 - The company completed the acquisition of My InnerView, famous for its long term care quality measurement and satisfaction surveys.
2010 - The company completed the acquisition of OCS HomeCare, famous for its home health and hospice clinical and outcomes analytics.
National Research Corporation annually provides Consumer Choice Awards, AHCA/NCAL Nat’l Quality Award , and Excellence in Action.
2010 - National Research was recognized as CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) approved for HHCAHPS.
2012, 2013 – The company was named the largest patient satisfaction measurement firm in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare.