PROMIS® (Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System)
PROMIS® (Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System) is a joined CTSA-CRIO program which provides dynamic tools to measure health outcomes from the patient perspective. These tools are comprised of highly reliable, precise measures of patient-reported health status for physical, mental, and social well-being. This resource can be used to measure health symptoms and health-related quality of life domains such as pain, fatigue, depression, and physical function, which are relevant to a variety of clinical trials supported at Mount Sinai.
PROMIS was established in 2004 as a NIH-funded initiative to develop and validate patient reported outcomes for clinical research and practice. It developed into a cooperative network that has had a substantial impact, with approximately 70 domains measuring pain, fatigue, depression, anxiety, sleep disturbance, physical function, social function, and sexual function, among other areas, available for use today. Measures were developed for children and adults, and has been translated into >40 languages (including English and Spanish). The work surrounding PROMIS has resulted in over 400 publications. More than 100 NIH grants have supported investigations using PROMIS instruments. PROMIS is available in a variety of forms, including paper and pencil, web and mobile platforms, as well as via electronic health record (EHR) data capture.
An example of the forms CRIO is currently able to implement in REDCap is found here.
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