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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Considerations for Patient-Reported Outcome Measurement

This talk will discuss DEI barriers and and offer potential solutions for patient-reported outcome measurement. This talk will cover using implementation science to evaluate patient-reported outcome data collection initiatives and including equity as an outcome.

Dr. Stover is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at UNC Chapel Hill in the US. She also co-directs the Implementation Science Methods Unit for UNC’s Clinical and Translational Science Award from NIH. Dr. Stover is one of the original developers of six of the NIH PROMIS scales and teaches courses on PROMs and implementation science in the UNC Gilling’s School of Global Public Health.

Dr. Retzer is a Research Fellow based at the Institute of Applied Health Research at the University of Birmingham, UK. She undertakes research relating to use of patient-reported outcomes in routine practice and clinical trials, equity-focused research methods, core outcome set methodology, and public health research with particular focus on rapid response evaluation.

Past Seminars

The Poetry of PROse: 9 Axioms for Using Patient-Reported Outcomes

Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) are increasingly used in practice as well as research. Nine evidence-based axioms will be presented that will enable the clinician to use ...
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Challenges and Successes in the Implementation of PROMs at a Musculoskeletal Specialty Hospital

Leaders at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York, have developed a framework to enhance and expand the use of patient- reported outcome ...
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Establishing the Minimal Important Difference

Major international health policy and regulatory authorities have recognizedthe importance of the use of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in clinical research and, to an ...
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When Subjective and Objective Outcomes Don’t Align- A Data Based Approach

There has been a paradigm shift in the measurement of clinical and treatment outcomes in the past two decades, with an increasing focus on incorporating ...
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Ethical Considerations for the Inclusion of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Clinical Research

Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) can inform health care decisions, regulatory decisions, and health care policy. They also can be used for audit/benchmarking and monitoring symptoms to ...
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