Utilizing PROMIS for Research and Clinical Care
Monday, Oct. 22, 9–10 a.m.
Rheumatology health professionals may be challenged to find tools that efficiently assess patient needs. This session introduces patient-reported outcome measures as a tool to assess patient needs and assist with treatment planning. According to presenters, Anna Kratz, PhD, and Dinesh Khanna, MBBS, MSc, there are benefits to using patient-reported outcome measures. The presenters will discuss the measures and how they can be used for Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) requirements and applied in clinical practice and research.
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Collaborative Initiative (COIN): A Rheumatology Resource Toolbox
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7:30–8:30 a.m.
Rheumatology health providers with innovative ideas and skills may need support and resources in their quest to develop or implement a project. This session reviews an ACR program designed to support rheumatology health professionals with project development and execution through collaboration. According to presenters S. Sam Lim, MD, MPH, Irene Blanco, MD, MS, and Amanda Sammut, MD, this unique ACR program can help enhance a health professionals engagement with academic, patient and other public and private organizations within their fields of interest.
Study Group: Developing Support & Education Programs for Patients with Rheumatic Illnesses
Tuesday, October 23, 1–2 p.m.
Want more directed exploration? This study group offers a hands-on learning approach through interactive dialogue. During the Seesion, attendees can discuss models for effective support and education interventions.
For the latest program information and speaker bios, check out the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting Online Program.
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Don’t miss out on the top-notch rheumatology education, networking and professional development offered at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting, Oct. 19–24 in Chicago.