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ISOQOL 2019 in San Diego

Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes in San Diego
The ISOQOL 26th Annual Conference will take place in San Diego, California, 20-23 October 2019.

Check the ISOQOL website for updates.

Read our new special collection

Comparison of Psychometric Approaches to Evaluating the PROMIS® Depression Instrument

The Editors are delighted to publish this new collection, authored by members of the Psychometrics SIG of ISOQOL.

PROMIS® Health Organization Conference

Catch the Wave 2019: PROMIS® Clinical and Methodology Advances
The 5th annual PROMIS® Health Organization Conference will take place on October 24 and 25, immediately following the ISOQOL annual conference.

This conference will focus on the use of PROMIS® health measures by researchers, clinicians and hospital administrators who are using PROMIS® to incorporate the patient’s voice in evaluating and improving health outcomes. Researchers from around the globe will share best practices for the development, translation, evaluation, and utilization of the PROMIS®.

Information will be presented in a two-day format comprised of workshops, plenary sessions, concurrent oral presentations, poster walks and informal networking opportunities for attendees. 

For more information, visit the PROMIS® Health Organization website.

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Call for papers: PREMs

Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes launches new Thematic Series

​​​​​​​The Editors of Journal of Patient-reported Outcomes are pleased to invite submissions to the journal’s new Thematic Series on Patient-reported Experience Measures (PREMs)


We are pleased to announce that all articles published in Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes are included in PubMed, PubMed Central and DOAJ.

Aims and scope

The Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes (JPRO) is an international, open access, multi-disciplinary journal publishing original manuscripts in the field of patient-reported outcomes (PRO). JPRO will consider original research and review articles, brief communications, commentaries, editorials, and reviews of recent books and software advances relevant to the following topics:

  1. PROs in clinical trials.
  2. PROs in clinical practice.
  3. Patient, family, community, and public engagement.
  4. Qualitative studies on the development and application of PROs.
  5. Studies of the social and behavioural determinants of health using PRO measures.
  6. Patient-Reported Experience Measures.

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About the Society

The International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) is a global community of researchers, clinicians, health care professionals, industry professionals, consultants, and patient research partners advancing health related quality of life research (HRQL).

Together, we are creating a future in which patient perspective is integral to health research, care and policy.


Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    86 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    59 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    191 days from submission to acceptance
    37 days from acceptance to publication

    190 Altmetric mentions