Unlocking the Power of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs)

How do patients choose their doctors? This is the million-dollar question asked and explored by health systems’ executive teams and communication departments across the country. And, the answer might be different depending on who is being asked. Do patients use publicly available quality metrics, shop websites and articles, use their own personal healthcare network or …

New Research Identifies Preferred Survey Instruments for Measuring Medication Satisfaction.

DMSRQ and DMSRQ-SF Are Recommended in Type 2 Diabetes Patients Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—December 12, 2018—Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of new research showing that the Diabetes Medication System Rating Questionnaire (DMSRQ) and the Diabetes Medication System Rating Questionnaire-Short Form (DMSRQ-SF) …

Digital health ecosystems: A payer perspective

McKinsey on Healthcare Original McKinsey article Creating or participating in a digital health ecosystem can allow payers to take advantage of their central position in the healthcare landscape and expand in new directions. July 2019 | Mathis Friesdorf, Ulrike Deetjen, Ajit Sawant, Greg Gilbert, Florian Niedermann Change has long been a constant in the healthcare …

Maximising the impact of patient reported outcome assessment for patients and society

Original BMJ publication - Patient reported outcome measures can help drive global patient centred healthcare reform, but we need a more efficient coordinated approach to assessment if we are to fully realise benefits for patients and society, say Melanie Calvert and colleagues. Melanie Calvert, professor of outcomes methodology, Derek Kyte, lecturer in health research methods …