Health Outcomes ‘morph’ to ePROMs

With the ubiquity of ‘smart’ mobile and wearable devices that measure a person’s functioning over time and are usually within an arm’s length of the owner, the possibility of monitoring patients utilising either these wearable devices or in the first instance allowing them access any time any where to complete shortform questionnaires, health outcomes are now more commonly known as PROMs (please see both of the following Wikipedia entries https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Routine_health_outcomes_measurement and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patient-reported_outcome). In particular, at the bottom of the second article has a link to another entry on electronic Patient Reported Outcomes.

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