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HealthMeasures User Conference

September 27-28, 2017
Chicago, Illinois

Clinicians, researchers, and administrators attending this conference will:

  • Discover best practices and time-saving solutions used by institutions around the country that have integrated PROMIS®, Neuro-QoL, ASCQ-MeSM, and NIH Toolbox® into clinical research, clinical care, and quality measurement.
  • Learn about emerging trends and challenges shaping the future of outcomes assessment.
  • Network and consult with measure developers, technology experts, and thought leaders from federal agencies and professional associations.

We thank the following organizations for their contributions as 2017 HealthMeasures User Conference sponsors: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Corporate Translations, OBERD, Pfizer, BrightOutcome, and FACIT.org/FACITrans.

HealthMeasures User Conference attendees have the option of attending one or two days of the conference. 

Day One features:

  • Pre-conference workshop tilted Introduction to Person-Centered Assessment Methods & Funding Sources
  • Plenary session over lunch titled At the Tipping Point: Driving Change Across Healthcare
  • Two break-out sessions from one of four program tracks: Advancing Clinical Care; Evaluating Quality; Deploying Digital Tools; Advancing the Science
  • Networking reception and poster presentation
  • Pre-arranged consultations with HealthMeasures psychometricians and measurement science experts

Day Two features: 

  • Plenary Session titled The Role of Technology: Assessments, mHealth, and Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
  • Meet the Experts roundtable luncheon: Topic-driven, expert-facilitated group discussions
  • Two break-out sessions from one of four program tracks: Advancing Clinical Care; Evaluating Quality; Deploying Digital Tools; Advancing the Science
  • Rapid-fire review of breakout sessions, followed by an interactive, user-led forum
  • Pre-arranged consultations with HealthMeasures psychometricians and measurement science experts

Conference Registration Rates

Full Conference (September 27-28)..........$250

Day One (September 27)..........................$150

Day Two (September 28) .........................$150

The 2017 HealthMeasures User Conference will be hosted at the Prentice Women’s Hospital Conference Center on Northwestern University's downtown campus:

Prentice Women's Hospital Conference Center
250 East Superior Street
3rd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60611

The following hotels are within 3 to 4 blocks of the conference site.  This list is not inclusive. Please contact hotels directly for rates and amenities.

Hotels in downtown Chicago are located approximately 18 miles from O'Hare Airport and 15 miles from Midway Airport.

The Call for Abstracts for the 2017 HealthMeasures User Conference is now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted.

We invite poster presentations, podium presentations (15-20 minutes), and ‘rapid-fire’ presentations (5 minutes) that:

  • Feature PROMIS, Neuro-QoL, ASCQ-Me and/or NIH Toolbox; and
  • Address one or more of the following topics:
    • Applications in Clinical Practice & Research (adult or pediatrics)
    • Measuring Quality and Meeting Standards in Healthcare
    • Psychometric Research: PROMIS, Neuro-QoL, ASCQ-Me
    • Psychometric Research: NIH Toolbox
    • Assessment Technologies: (e.g., Mobile Apps, API, EHR Integration)

For questions about the HealthMeasures User Conference, please email us directly at userconference@healthmeasures.net.