• The PHO Mission is to improve health outcomes by developing, maintaining, improving and encouraging the application of the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System® in research and clinical practice. 


  • PHO Office Hours - Bring your questions, get answers PHO Office Hours - Bring your questions, get answers

    Settle in with a cup of coffee and join an hour with a PROMIS expert. Bring questions, get answers!

    Dave Cella, PhD will host the next PHO OFFICE HOUR webinar on Wednesday, February 26, at 10 am CT.  The session will focus on questions submitted by participants. Register and submit your questions. 

    Dr. Cella is Professor and Chair of the Medical Social Sciences Department at Northwestern University in Chicago. He is a founder of the PROMIS Health Organization and serves as its secretary/treasurer.  

    OFFICE HOURS feature PROMIS experts in outcomes research, psychometrics, and assessment, who are available to answer questions from fellow PROMIS-users. The PHO Office Hours are free of charge to PHO members and available for a nominal fee to non-members.

    Register here.

  • Member Information Center Member Information Center

    A member benefit is 24/7 access to the Membership Information Center (MIC) located on this website.

    • Did you miss a PHO Office Hour or Webinar?
      You can review past sessions in the Resources section of the MIC.
    • Do you want to collaborate with a colleague or have a specific question?
      Post a message and exchange information with your fellow PHO members.
  • Save the Dates Save the Dates

    June 3-4, 2020
    PROMIS User Training Workshops

    Northwestern University Medical Center
    Chicago, Illinois USA
    Registration opens late January

    October 25-26, 2020
    The 6th Annual International PROMIS Conference
    Towards Patient Centered Care: PROMIS Implementations and Advances

    Clarion Congress Hotel Prague
    Prague, Czech Republic
    (following ISOQOL Conference)

    Download the Call for Abstracts: Submission deadline:  April 15

  • Welcome to the PROMIS Health Organization Welcome to the PROMIS Health Organization

    The PHO is your important resource for using PROMIS® to promote the voice of the patient in clinical care, quality improvement, and research around the world. 

    PROMIS is a precise, flexible, and comprehensive measurement system of more than 300 patient-reported outcome measures of global, physical, mental and social health for adults and children in the general population and those living with a chronic condition. 

    We welcome new members. Join researchers and clinicians around the globe in developing, translating, validating and using PROMIS in research and clinical practice.

    Caroline Terwee, PhD
    PHO President

    PROMIS is your simple choice for measuring outcomes that matter to patients, creating value in healthcare for patients.

    At the end of the day, what's more important than the patient's perception of their health?