Session ID: 
175

Feasibility Study of HIT-Enabled Patient-Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs) in Home Health

4:00pm - 5:00pm Wednesday, February 13
Orlando - Orange County Convention Center
W207C

Description

During this session, the speakers will describe the findings of a feasibility study implementing HIT-enabled PROMs in the home health setting. Home health patients have multiple chronic conditions and functional limitations for which improved outcomes remain an area of interest. There is evidence that using patient-reported outcomes measures (PROMs) can lead to better patient outcomes and practice models using PROMs have been found to be effective in improving communications and shared-decision making in a number of settings. Given this evidence, clinicians in various settings have recently begun to use health information technology (HIT) platforms (such as tablets) to facilitate collection of PROMs. Several studies have shown that it is feasible to integrate HIT- enabled PROMs into routine care. Despite this evidence, no studies to date have examined the benefits of a practice model using HIT-enabled PROMs in skilled home healthcare.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Describe the feasibility of integrating HIT-enabled Patient-Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs) in the home health setting
  • Explain three unique barriers and possible solutions identified when integrating HIT-enabled PROMs in the home health setting
  • Discuss impact on home health patient and clinician workflow with the integration of HIT-enabled PROMs

Speaker(s): 

Lead Project Coordinator,
Quality Insights
Senior Health Research Analyst,
Quality Insights

Audience: 

Nurse, CNO, CNIO
Public Health Practitioner
Quality Professional

Level: 

Introductory