Journal article

International Standard Set of Patient-Centered Outcome Measures After Stroke

Joel Salinas, Sara M Sprinkhuizen, Teri Ackerson, Julie Bernhardt, Charlie Davie, Mary G George, Stephanie Gething, Adam G Kelly, Patrice Lindsay, Liping Liu, Sheila CO Martins, Louise Morgan, Bo Norrving, Gerard M Ribbers, Frank L Silver, Eric E Smith, Linda S Williams, Lee H Schwamm

STROKE | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2016

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Value-based health care aims to bring together patients and health systems to maximize the ratio of quality over cost. To enable assessment of healthcare value in stroke management, an international standard set of patient-centered stroke outcome measures was defined for use in a variety of healthcare settings. METHODS: A modified Delphi process was implemented with an international expert panel representing patients, advocates, and clinical specialists in stroke outcomes, stroke registers, global health, epidemiology, and rehabilitation to reach consensus on the preferred outcome measures, included populations, and baseline risk adjustment variables. RESULTS: Patient..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This work was developed by the Schwamm Marriott Clinical Care Research Fellowship Program and the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement, a nonprofit organization that received sponsorship from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, USA, in an unrestricted grant to produce these recommendations. Neither International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement nor the funders of the Stroke Standard Set had any editorial control over the submitted publication.