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The Editors of the Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes (JPRO) encourage papers related to COVID-19 and patient-reported outcomes.
The Editors of Journal of Patient Reported Outcomes would like to encourage readers to sign up to become reviewers for the journal.
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Redefining boundaries – breaking new ground in patient-centered outcomes research
ISOQOL is optimistically planning to hold the 29th Annual Conference in Prague from 19-22 October 2022. The ISOQOL Board of Directors will assess the feasibility of an in-person meeting early next Spring 2022. If anything changes, it will be announced to abstract submitters and ISOQOL membership at that time.
- 18 January 2022: Workshop and Symposium Abstract Submissions Due
- 4 April 2022: Oral, Brief & Poster Presentation Abstract Submissions Due
- 22 April 2022: Scholarship Applications Due
Measuring What Matters in Child Health: Challenges, Developments and Opportunities
There are many challenges that arise in the use of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) in pediatric populations. These include age and developmental differences, response shift associated with developmental changes and illness trajectories, identifying the best informant(s) (the child, a parent/caregiver, healthcare professional), and understanding what concepts are important to children and at what age they can reliably self-report. The aim of this symposium is to provide a forum to share and debate current conceptualizations of quality of life in children, methodological and operational challenges commonly encountered in measurement and best practice methods for addressing these.
Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes operates a double-blind peer-review system and further details are available in our peer review policy. If you are new to peer review, you can read an overview of the peer review process and its benefits. Also, please see resources for reviewers, including training and tutorials, and information about receiving recognition for your involvement.
Ron Hays , Editor-in-Chief
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Chih-Hung Chang , Editor-in-Chief
Washington University in St. Louis, USA
We are pleased to announce that all articles published in Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes are included in the Emerging Sources Citation Index, Web of Science, Scopus, 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:
- PROs in clinical trials.
- PROs in clinical practice.
- Patient, family, community, and public engagement.
- Qualitative studies on the development and application of PROs.
- Studies of the social and behavioural determinants of health using PRO measures.
- Patient-Reported Experience Measures.
Promoting your article
Once your paper is accepted and published in Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes, increase your reach by tweeting the link to your published paper and tagging @ISOQOL and/or @JPRO_ISOQOL
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.
- ISSN: 2509-8020 (electronic)
Annual Journal Metrics
49 days to first decision for all manuscripts
81 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
194 days from submission to acceptance
23 days from acceptance to publication
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