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PROMIS webinars On-Demand

The PROMIS Webinar Series features presentations by PROMIS experts in clinical outcomes research, psychometrics, and assessment.

  • Some presentations are live with Q&A and others are on-demand recordings.
  • Some webinars are offered free, and others are available for a nominal charge.
  • PHO members may access recorded sessions on-demand 24/7 without charge as a member benefit. Login to the INFO HUB for the library of recorded webinars.

PROMIS Webinars are sponsored by the PROMIS Health Organization to educate and encourage use of PROMIS measures in research and clinical practice.

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ON-DEMAND LEARNING 

Topic:  PROMIS Scoring and Interpretation


Host:  John Devin Peipert, PhD
 Northwestern University, Chicago

Dr. Peipert will briefly review core elements of item response theory (IRT) that underpin scoring PROMIS, contrasting with classical approaches to scoring patient reported outcomes. Approaches to interpreting PROMIS scores in terms of severity, differences at a single timepoint, and changes over time will be discussed.

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Topic: Validation Studies for New Investigators

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Host: Caroline Terwee, PhD
Amsterdam University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Dr. Terwee will present an overview of validation methods, based on the international COSMIN and ISOQOL standards. Participants will then go into breakout rooms to discuss how these methods could be applied to their own data/patients. The session will conclude with 10 minutes for Q&A.


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Topic:  Resources for Implementing PROMIS Measures for Patient Care

Hosts: Nan Rothrock, PhD and Michelle Langer, PhD, Northwestern University, Chicago

Rothrock NanPROMIS measures are increasingly utilized to inform individual patient care. Integrating patient self-report in clinical care is complex. Join this webinar to learn more about guidance and resources now available at HealthMeasures.net to support the implementation of PROMIS measures for patient care. We will also review advantages of several administration platforms.

Nan Rothrock, PhD is Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Neurology - Ken and Ruth Dave Department and Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences, Northwestern University.

 

Michelle Langer, PhDMichelle Langer, PhD is the PROMIS/Assessment Center API Product Manager, Northwestern University


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Topic:  Integration of PROMIS CAT Collection through the Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

Host:  Eric Makhni, MD, MBA, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit
Discussion by Dr. Makhni and David Cella, PhD, Northwestern University, Chicago

Learn the steps needed to move from PROMIS basics to implementation in clinical practice. Dr. Makhni will review his experience in creating a PROMIS CAT platform through Epic, including how to design a successful automated platform that can be used across multiple departments and service lines. The presentation will be followed by live Q&A with Dr. Makhni and Dave Cella, PhD.

Dr. Makhni practices in the Division of Sports Medicine, Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery, Henry Ford Health System and is Team Physician for the Detroit Lions.

 

David Cella, PhD, is Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Social Sciences, Director, Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) - Center for Patient-Centered Outcomes, Northwestern University. He serves as secretary and treasurer of the PROMIS Health Organization.

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Topic: Introduction to Item Response Theory (IRT) and Computer Adaptive Testing

Host:  Richard Gershon, PhD, Northwestern University, Chicago

Are you new to PROMIS®? This introductory didactic session focuses on the theory and rigorous methodology used in developing PROMIS measures and testing their validity. The growing emphasis on patient-centered care has increased the demand for high-quality data from patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures. Item response theory (IRT) offers promise for addressing practical measurement problems in health-related research that have been difficult to solve through classical methods. This recorded session from PHO's PROMIS Training Workshop is followed by Q&A with Dr.Gershon.

Dr. Gershon is Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medical Social Sciences, and a Professor of Medical Social Sciences and Preventive Medicine (Health and Biomedical Informatics) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.

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Topic:  PROMIS Score Interpretation (Benchmarking, Cut-Points/Decision Rules)

Hosts:  Amy Cizik, PhD, MPH, University of Utah
and Jeff Houck, PT, PhD, George Fox University

Are you using PROMIS measures but a bit unsure how to correctly interpret the scores? Going from T-scores to clinical application can often influence how you interact with your patients. This session is a discussion of different ways to interpret T-scores and how to apply them in patient care scenarios,

Dr. Cizik is Research Assistant Professor,  Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Utah.  Dr. Houck is Director of Research, Professor of Physical Therapy at George Fox University.

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Topic:  Governance in Healthcare Systems with Electronic Capture of PROs

Host: Janel Hanmer, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Hanmer's session is targeted at groups that are trying to collect PROs, usually through an electronic medical record (EMR) or through a third-party system that is distributed across a healthcare system. Q&A followed the presentation.

Topics covered:
Why care about this when starting to collect PROs?
Who are the stakeholders?
Who are the decision-makers?
How are decisions made?
The power of system leadership
How to maintain use over time

Dr. Hanmer is an Associate Professor of Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Medical Director of Patient-Reported Outcomes, and Assistant Dean of Medical Student Research at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

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Topic:  PROMIS Use in China

Host:   Changrong Yuan, PhD, RN, FAAN, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Dr. Yuan presented information on how PROMIS measures are being used in China and answered questions from participants. The oral presentation is in Chinese; slides are in English.

Dr. Yuan is Professor, School of Nursing, Fudan University, and serves as the Official Representative of China to the  PHO PROMIS National Center. She is Vice Chairman of the Chinese Health Information and Big Data Association, Nursing Informatics, and Chairman of the Shanghai Anti-Cancer Association, Cancer Nursing.

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