Written by: Poitras M E, T Vaillancourt V, Beaupré P, Emond M J, Perron M E, Fournier A (2023)
- PREMs, PROMS or not?
- PROMs and PREMs : Why are they a key to improving health care and services ?
- Possible barriers to the integration of PROMs and PREMs and the means to put in place to overcome them
- Relevant general documentation
Although most professional or patient organizations claim to integrate the concept of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) or patient-reported experience measures (PREMs), the way in which information is collected is not necessarily adequate. To be compliant, PROMs and PREMs must be measured using scientifically-validated tools that must be completed by patients. Find out what PROMs and PREMs are and what characterizes them.
|PROMs/PREMs are not
|+ Patient’s perception of their health status or health services received
|x Issued from “in-house” questionnaire not validated
|+ Issued from validated questionnaires constructed using a rigorous method in collaboration with patients.
|x Issued from a conversation with a patient
|+ Issued from questionnaires completed by patients
|x Based on questionnaires completed by professional staff rather than by a patient
|+ Quantitative and have an accessible literacy level
|+ Applicable to different populations