Patient reported outcome measures could help transform healthcare

BMJ. 2013 Jan 28;346:f167. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f167.

Abstract

Routine use of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) has the potential to help transform healthcare, SAYS NICK BLACK: . Not only can PROMs help patients and clinicians make better decisions, but they can also enable comparisons of providers' performances to stimulate improvements in services.

MeSH terms

  • England
  • Humans
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care / methods*
  • Patient Satisfaction*
  • Patients
  • Quality of Health Care / standards*