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PHO initiatives - moving forward

PHO e-News

The PHO is looking ahead to a bright new year in advancing patient-reported outcomes.

bright futureOpportunities to learn, share, and engage are being planned for early- and mid-career professionals as well as opportunities for experienced researchers and clinical practitioners to come together.

Watch for announcements about upcoming programs, the June PROMIS Training Workshop, and the October International Conference in Banff.

Here is a recap of 2020 successful initiatives:

PHO's First-Ever Virtual Workshop held June 3-4, 2020 - Designed for clinicians, researchers, and health administrators, both new PROMIS users and those experienced with PROMIS, the successful virtual workshop presented a strong practical focus on selecting, using, applying, and interpreting PROMIS measures in the clinical setting.

Developed Live Virtual and On-Demand Learning Opportunities for members and the larger community of PROMIS users and those interested in learning more about PROMIS in research and clinical care. Sessions focused on general topics (such as IRT, CAT, PROMIS theory), Ask the PROMIS Expert - Office Hour webinars, and online presentations on clinical implementation with PROMIS case studies.

Launched a new PHO Website to give a fresh, modern online space to showcase  PHO activities, educational opportunities, and resources for both members and non-members.

Expanded Communication with members and others via monthly PHO e-News and email outreach to the broader community of PROMIS researchers, clinicians, and others.

Upgraded the PHO's Technology Infrastructure with the transition to a new association management system to increase internal capabilities and efficiencies for membership administration and registration.

The virtual 6th PROMIS International Conference was held with a 40% increase in registration compared to last year's in-person conference. Great speakers, plenaries, symposium, posters, and interactive sessions spread over three days, Oct. 25-27, allowed learning and engagement from around the world.