Phys Ther 2021 Apr 30. Epub 2021 Apr 30.
Radboud university medical center, Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, IQ healthcare, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Objective: The purpose of this study was to define and select a core set of outcome-based quality indicators, accepted by stakeholders on usability and perceived added value as a quality improvement tool, and to formulate recommendations for the next implementation step.
Methods: In phase 1, we defined 15 potential quality indicators for patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) and associated domains, namely the Numeric Pain Rating Scale (NPRS) for pain intensity, the Patient Specific Functioning Scale (PSFS) for physical activity, the Quebec Back Pain Disability Scale (QBPDS) for physical functioning, and the Global Perceived Effect - Dutch Version (GPE-DV) for perceived effect. We described their comparability and discriminatory characteristics using cohort data. Read More