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  • Welcome to the PROMIS® Health Organization!

  • PHO: PROMIS Health Organization

    The PROMIS Health Organization (PHO) is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation which was founded in 2008 by a group of scientists who were funded by the National Institutes of Health to develop and validate the PROMIS item banks. It is now an open society that welcome members from around the world to bring the "patient's voice" to the forefront of care.

    PHO Mission

    The PHO mission is to improve health outcomes by developing, maintaining, improving, and encouraging the application of the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System  in research and clinical practice.


  • Webinar: December 7, 2016  Webinar: December 7, 2016

    Technology Solutions for Administering PROMIS Measures 

    December 7, 2016

    9:00 AM Central Time (US & Canada)

    (Previously presented at the PROMIS Health Organization Oct 2016 Conference)


    Nan Rothrock & Michael Bass

    Multiple data collection tools that include PROMIS measures are available, but identifying the tool that is the best fit for your needs can be challenging. We will review options and provide guidance on selecting tools. We will also troubleshoot common implementation challenges and highlight successful examples from research and clinical settings.

    Free for PHO Members

    $35 for Non-Members




  • Fellowship Opportunity Fellowship Opportunity

    Social Scientist Analyst (Patient-Reported Outcomes) 

    Center for Devices and Radiological Health

    Job Description:

    U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) is seeking a Social Science Analyst who is an expert of development, validation, and evaluation of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in their early, mid, or late careers. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to:

    Participate in FDA Regulation of Medical Devices and Diagnostics

    • Evaluate complex PROs to support regulatory approvals and clearances
    • Provide consultation to CDRH reviewers on PRO development and validation
    • Conduct in-depth review of PRO data in clinical studies of medical devices
    • Contribute to development and design of medical device development tool
    • Collaborate with CDRH staffs to apply current insights from the social science research literature to government policy decision making as related to PROs

    Contact Information:


    Martin Ho
    Associate Director for Quantitative Innovation
    Office of Surveillance and Biometrics
    Center for Devices and Radiological Health

    Phone: (301) 796-6013
    Email: martin.ho@fda.hhs.gov

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