Apr 17, 2019 / General News

Physician Leadership: As health care moves to value, more leaders going to PROMs

Patient-reported outcome measures (PROM), which are stored in the clinical record, help physicians optimize treatment. These surverys can shed light on important factors following treatment, such as how the patient feels about their quality of life after treatment and whether everyday activities have improved.

Henry B. Ellis, M.D., a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Scottish Rite Hospital, recently spoke with the American Association for Physician Leadership about the use of PROMs and how they help him and his team.

"PROMs really help us quantify the results of our treatment," Ellis says. "And it will quantify their activity level following their treatment as well."

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