Applications in Research

HealthMeasures can be used in clinical research settings, including clinical trials, observational studies, and comparative effectiveness research. 

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) acknowledges the importance of the PROMIS initiative with extensive funding opportunities

From PCORI’s first funding announcement through the middle of 2020, PCORI has awarded nearly $32 million to studies using PROMIS measures. In addition to a PROMIS-specific funding announcement in 2014 totaling $5 million in support, PCORI continues to recognize the importance of PROMIS by soliciting input on the future involvement of PROMIS’ methodology and measures within its research portfolio.

Click here for a listing of PCORI awards as of December 2019 using PROMIS methods and measures>>

Results of the studies featuring PROMIS measures are available at

Evidence Supporting the Validity of HealthMeasures

HealthMeasures have substantial qualitative and quantitative evidence for their validity in a range of populations and for different purposes. Read more about validity for