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Learn how PROMIS computer adaptive tests (CATs) can improve patient care

A recent Perspective article in the New England Journal of Medicine describes how PROMIS computer adaptive tests (CATs) can improve patient care (J.F. Baumhauer, NEJM, July 6, 2017). The University of Rochester Medical Center, for example, is exploring how preoperative PRO scores predict the likelihood of obtaining a meaningful benefit from surgery.

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PROMIS® (Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System) is a set of person-centered measures that evaluates and monitors physical, mental, and social health in adults and children. It can be used with the general population and with individuals living with chronic conditions.


  • Developed and validated with state-of-the-science methods to be psychometrically sound and to transform how life domains are measured
  • Designed to enhance communication between clinicians and patients in diverse research and clinical settings
  • Created to be relevant across all conditions for the assessment of symptoms and functions
  • Available in multiple formats and easily integrated into diverse data collection tools. Try the PROMIS CAT Demo>>
  • Translations available in Spanish and many other languages


HealthMeasures is the official information and distribution center for PROMIS, Neuro-QoL, NIH Toolbox, and ASCQ-Me, which were developed and evaluated with National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding. 

PROMIS, Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System, and the PROMIS logo are marks owned by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.