Implementation Guides

Many guides outline steps for implementing patient-reported outcome measures for patient care.

HealthMeasures Implementation Guides

Several guides and toolkits exist to facilitate implementation.

PRO Implementation Planning Toolkit

The PRO Implementation Planning Toolkit is designed to prepare healthcare organizations to implement PROMIS measures in a single pilot clinic. It was developed by nine institutions through an NCATS grant. Learn more>>

The Toolkit includes:

Other Implementation Guides

  • The Agency for Clinical Innovation in New South Wales, Australia, provides an online, 1-hour educational module, “Making it Happen” for clinicians and service managers. Access requires creating a free account and logging in.  Content includes:
    • Project and change management
    • Project governance
    • Key roles and responsibilities
    • Implementation worksheet
    • Learn more>>
  • The International Society of Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) published a User’s Guide (2015) and Companion Guide (2018) for implementing patient-reported outcomes in clinical practice.
  • The HealthMeasures team created a 3-page guide What You Need to Know Before Requesting Patient-Reported Outcomes in Your Electronic Health Record.