Journal article

Development of a hospital-based patient-reported outcome framework for lung cancer patients: a study protocol

Natasha Moloczij, Karla Gough, Benjamin Solomon, David Ball, Linda Mileshkin, Mary Duffy, Mei Krishnasamy

HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2018

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Patient-reported outcome (PRO) data is central to the delivery of quality health care. Establishing sustainable, reliable and cost-efficient methods for routine collection and integration of PRO data into health information systems is challenging. This protocol paper describes the design and structure of a study to develop and pilot test a PRO framework to systematically and longitudinally collect PRO data from a cohort of lung cancer patients at a comprehensive cancer centre in Australia. METHODS: Best-practice guidelines for developing registries aimed at collecting PROs informed the development of this PRO framework. Framework components included: achieving consensus on determ..

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