Healthcare System and Policiesย 

๐—ช๐—š๐Ÿฐ (๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜๐—ต๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐˜†๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—บ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€) works to generate recommendations for increasing uptake of PROMs into healthcare systems. This is done to both improve patient satisfaction and prompt reflections on cost/efficacy of healthcare systemsโ€™ policies.ย 

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Strategic objectives

  • To translate standardized data into a performance measure (PRO PMs) that captures the results most important for improving long term wellness;
  • To enable PRO PM in innovative reimbursement models, regulatory frameworks well as their clinical decision support algorithms.

PROMS Initiative interview

Usman Khan is a co-chair of PROMS Initiative Working Group 4. This group focuses on how PROMS can be integrated into policy-making processes, which is a relatively new space. Usman’s role is to understand stakeholder groups’ understanding of PROMS and to connect that to determine their interest in using PROMS for policymaking processes.

Recent activities

  • Development of semi-structured interviews at MS advocacy groups from high-income and middle-to-low income countries regarding the current uptake of PROs in their healthcare systems.