Posts Tagged: outcome measures

More about Outcome Measures – a new and promising MSK measure

You may have seen the blog by Carol Fawkes from NCOR on PROMs – the outcome measure for osteopaths.  If you missed it see here. For completeness, I just thought I would mention some other outcome measures. Why would you use an outcome measure? Outcome measures can provide you with valuable data about your practice.  They are used a lot within the NHS to measure how services are performing and provide evidence for obtaining and maintaining contracts. When you start looking at outcome measures there are an enormous number of Continue Reading »

Using PROMs in osteopathic practice

Thank you to Carol Fawkes from NCOR who kindly agreed to write this blog on PROMs: Many of you will have heard of the term “PROMs” and might have read about the PROM app which has been developed for osteopaths, but what are PROMs and why might they be useful to your practice? PROM is the acronym for Patient Reported Outcome Measure.  It is “a report coming directly from patients about how they feel or function in relation to a health condition and its therapy without interpretation by healthcare professionals Continue Reading »