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Volume 5 Supplement 2

The Use of PROMs in Health Systems – Implementation Stories from Alberta, Canada


Article processing fees for the publication of this supplement were paid by a grant from the EuroQol Research Foundation to Alberta PROMs and EQ-5D Research and Support Unit (APERSU), University of Alberta. Authors received no direct remuneration. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editor declares that they have no competing interests.

Edited by Ron D. Hays

  1. The regular use of patient-reported measures (PRMs) has been associated with greater patient satisfaction and outcomes. In this article, we will review the Calgary Comprehensive Epilepsy Program's successful e...

    Authors: Guillermo Delgado-García, Samuel Wiebe and Colin B. Josephson
    Citation: Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes 2021 5(Suppl 2):83
  2. Kidney failure requiring dialysis is associated with high symptom burden and low health-related quality of life (HRQL). Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are standardized instruments that capture patie...

    Authors: Sara N. Davison, Scott Klarenbach, Braden Manns, Kara Schnick-Makaroff, Robert Buzinski, Bonnie Corradetti, Hilary Short and Jeffrey A. Johnson
    Citation: Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes 2021 5(Suppl 2):93

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes 2021 5:115

  3. PROMs are part of routine measurement for hip and knee replacement in Alberta, Canada. We provide an overview of how PROMs are implemented in routine care, and how we use PROMs data for decision-making at diff...

    Authors: Deborah A. Marshall, Xuejing Jin, Lindsay B. Pittman and Christopher J. Smith
    Citation: Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes 2021 5(Suppl 2):87
  4. Rehabilitation is a person-centred approach that optimizes functioning to reduce impairments in individuals with illness, injury or disability. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) have a role in rehabili...

    Authors: Katie Churchill, Lisa Warner, Eileen Keogh and Fatima Al Sayah
    Citation: Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes 2021 5(Suppl 2):103
  5. Cancer patients experience numerous distressing symptoms and concerns across the course of their illness, which negatively influence their quality of life. Regardless of cancer type, unmanaged symptoms can lea...

    Authors: Linda Watson, Andrea Delure, Siwei Qi, Claire Link, Lindsi Chmielewski, Éclair Photitai and Louise Smith
    Citation: Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes 2021 5(Suppl 2):97
  6. PROMs use in primary care has expanded from simply describing patient populations to contributing to decision-making, in response to the increasingly complex, ever-changing healthcare environment. In Alberta, ...

    Authors: Krista Brower, Margo Schmitt-Boshnick, Michel Haener, Shea Wilks and Allison Soprovich
    Citation: Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes 2021 5(Suppl 2):84
  7. PROMs are essential to delivering patient-centred health care, and when applied routinely they can enhance communication between patients and providers, inform decisions for value-based health system improveme...

    Authors: Michael Terner, Krista Louie, Candy Chow and Greg Webster
    Citation: Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes 2021 5(Suppl 2):94

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