Standardizing Patient-reported Outcome Measures

The  benefits of PROMIS

  As health care shifts its focus from volume to value, use  of performance measures, such as patient-reported outcomes, has become  increasingly important. "The question isn't whether or not we need to collect  patient-reported outcomes, but rather 'Which measures do we use to collect  them?'" said Mark S. Vrahas, MD, Robert  W. Lovett Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma Initiative,  Harvard Medical School.

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