What does HOS stand for?
Health Outcomes Survey (Medicare survey)
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: The Medicare Health Outcomes Survey
Program: Overview, Context, and Near-Term Prospects.
PhD, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of QualityMetric Health Outcomes Solutions, outlines noted improvements made to short-form health outcomes surveys
(including the SF-36v2(R), SF-12v2(R), and SF-8(TM) Health Surveys), significantly increasing their usefulness and application and enhancing their value as a recognized measurement standard for healthcare quality.
By including interviews with leading experts, examples of actual applications, and visual aides, the series offers healthcare professionals, clinical investigators and policy-makers a better understanding of the use and interpretation of patient-reported health outcomes surveys
Dewey and Ware co-founded QualityMetric in 1997, introducing patient-reported outcomes and other health-related Quality of Life measurement tools that Ware and his colleagues pioneered in ground-breaking Population Health studies like the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) and the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey
Adults with severe disabilities Ohio Mental Health Outcomes Survey
, Adult Consumer Form A, comprised of the Symptom Distress Scale from the Mental Health Statistics Improvement Program (MHSIP); quality of life items from validated instruments developed by Lehman and Greenley; Boston University's Making Decisions Empowerment Scale, and various safety and health questions; Ohio Mental Health Outcomes Survey
, Provider Adult Form A, including a modified Multnomah Community Ability Scale and safety and health items.
Interwoven in this discussion are case studies designed to highlight successful care interventions for the older adult population, such as: --The advantages of hip protectors that displace the impact of a fall and reduce hip fractures for frail elderly --How the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey
data can be used to help health plans identify comorbidities in their Medicare populations to target interventions more effectively --A program to increase screening for osteoporosis and educate patients about the condition To obtain a copy of Quality Profiles(TM): The Leadership Series--Focus on Enhancing Care for Older Adults, or one of the previous editions, Focus on Cardiovascular Disease, Focus on Depression, or Focus on Diabetes, call 1-888-412-3090 or visit www.
We use linked data from the CMS Medicare Health Outcomes Survey
(MHOS) and NCI's Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) program.
The OGSR will: -- Continue to offer royalty-free permission to use all of the SF(TM) health outcomes surveys
and new online DYNHA(R) software for scholarly research (Note: Administrative fees may apply) -- Encourage the publication of information about these health outcomes surveys
in scientific literature, with focus on disease-specific and computerized dynamic (DYHNA(TM)) surveys -- Facilitate strategic partnerships/collaborations among clinical thought leaders to advance the development and application of outcomes surveys in all areas of health care The formation of the OGSR follows a July 2004 QualityMetric announcement offering royalty-free access to DYNHA(R) generic and disease-specific computer adaptive health assessments for purposes of scholarly research.