PROMs Tools & Resources

With reimbursement increasingly tied to outcomes under value-based healthcare, patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are becoming more integrated into clinical practice and policy. The following tools and resources distill knowledge and expertise from a broad range of PRO-PM stakeholders and orthopaedic experts to provide a set of best practices to facilitate organizations’ ability to implement and utilize PROMs at the point of care.

Information Statement

This information statement provides education on the Hospital IQR program and upcoming 2025 mandatory reporting periods, along with other information relating to PROMs.

PROMs User Guide

The AAOS PROMs User Guide is a valuable resource designed to enhance the understanding of AAOS members and the wider population regarding the facilitators and barriers of effectively utilizing PROMs in clinical practice. It provides insights into the benefits that consistent PROMs usage brings to both clinicians and patients, aiming to improve overall comprehension and implementation.

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AAOS PROMs Utilization Scoring Tool

The purpose of this scoring tool is to assess the effectiveness of your program in implementing patient-reported outcomes in clinical practice. It provides a means to evaluate how well your program incorporates patient-reported outcomes and utilizes them to enhance patient care.