At its fourth annual State-of-the Art Health Outcomes Conference, November 2,1998, the Medical Outcomes Trust (Boston) convened experts to review advances in outcomes assessment technology and potential applications in clinical trials, clinical practice, and accreditation.
Keynote address : « Future Directions in Health Status Assessment » identified what needs to happen next in order to put patient-defined outcomes into the data-bases used in medical decision making.
Advances include a major recalibration of the SF-36 and SF-12 instruments from the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) offering new norm-based scoring and the new methodology know as Dynamic Health Assessment (DynHA Tm), which uses a computerized interactive process to select questions to produce a briefer but more precise assessment.
Choosing computer software : A detailed needs assessment should be made and submitted to vendors to identify the best software for outcomes management in a particular organization.
Scientific and regulatory requirements differ between clinica trials and clinical practice, as seen in health status measurement of pain (migraine and osteoarthritis) and in antiretroviral therapies for patients with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) disease.
Similarities and distinctive challenges are identified in outcomes measurement of depression, low back pain, and congestive heart failure. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Congrès, Communication orale, Communication, Douleur, Symptomatologie, Migraine, Maladie, Virus, Microorganisme, Organisme, Système vivant, Santé mentale, Lombalgie, Système nerveux pathologie, Rachis pathologie, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Retroviridae
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Congress, Oral communication, Communication, Pain, Symptomatology, Migraine, Disease, Virus, Microorganism, Organism, Living system, Mental health, Low back pain, Nervous system diseases, Spine disease, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Human immunodeficiency virus, Retroviridae
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ORS Auvergne - Observatoire Régional de la Santé d'Auvergne
Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 06/10/1999.