A celebration of Australia’s contribution to medical research

June 15th, 2016|DS Prima News, Health|

The influence of Australian researchers to major advances in health is remarkable. Several of them have won a Nobel Prize for their contributions to the world, amongst them Barry Marshall and Robin Warren, awarded in 2005 for discovering the bacterium …

Findings indicate patients prefer electronic vs paper surveys

April 2nd, 2016|Health|

68% of patients preferred to be administered the electronic-based patient-reported outcome survey either at the office or at home

Recently published data indicated patients preferred electronic questionnaires administered at their homes or physician offices as opposed to being administered a …

Patient-reported data can help people make better health care choices

March 15th, 2016|Health|

Patient-centered tools that incorporate easy-to-interpret information on outcomes can improve the likelihood that patients will choose high-value care

In health care, value accrues to patients, insurers, and society at large. We believe that patients’ perceptions of value are what really …

Patient-Reported Outcomes: The Impact on Research and Engagement

January 28th, 2016|Health|

Even as the healthcare industry emphasizes patient-centered care and patient engagement, and health systems hire chief experience officers, one of the strongest elements of this strategy remains unrealized by many provider organizations: patient-reported outcomes.

Patient-reported outcomes, as defined by the