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Standard set of health outcome measures for older persons

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Geriatrics, February 2018
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Title
Standard set of health outcome measures for older persons
Published in
BMC Geriatrics, February 2018
DOI 10.1186/s12877-017-0701-3
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Authors

Asangaedem Akpan, Charlotte Roberts, Karen Bandeen-Roche, Barbara Batty, Claudia Bausewein, Diane Bell, David Bramley, Julie Bynum, Ian D. Cameron, Liang-Kung Chen, Anne Ekdahl, Arnold Fertig, Tom Gentry, Marleen Harkes, Donna Haslehurst, Jonathon Hope, Diana Rodriguez Hurtado, Helen Lyndon, Joanne Lynn, Mike Martin, Ruthe Isden, Francesco Mattace Raso, Sheila Shaibu, Jenny Shand, Cathie Sherrington, Samir Sinha, Gill Turner, Nienke De Vries, George Jia-Chyi Yi, John Young, Jay Banerjee

Abstract

The International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) was founded in 2012 to propose consensus-based measurement tools and documentation for different conditions and populations.This article describes how the ICHOM Older Person Working Group followed a consensus-driven modified Delphi technique to develop multiple global outcome measures in older persons. The standard set of outcome measures developed by this group will support the ability of healthcare systems to improve their care pathways and quality of care. An additional benefit will be the opportunity to compare variations in outcomes which encourages and supports learning between different health care systems that drives quality improvement. These outcome measures were not developed for use in research. They are aimed at non researchers in healthcare provision and those who pay for these services. A modified Delphi technique utilising a value based healthcare framework was applied by an international panel to arrive at consensus decisions.To inform the panel meetings, information was sought from literature reviews, longitudinal ageing surveys and a focus group. The outcome measures developed and recommended were participation in decision making, autonomy and control, mood and emotional health, loneliness and isolation, pain, activities of daily living, frailty, time spent in hospital, overall survival, carer burden, polypharmacy, falls and place of death mapped to a three tier value based healthcare framework. The first global health standard set of outcome measures in older persons has been developed to enable health care systems improve the quality of care provided to older persons.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 106 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 22 21%
Student > Master 18 17%
Student > Bachelor 13 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 9%
Professor 7 7%
Other 25 24%
Unknown 11 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 30 28%
Nursing and Health Professions 27 25%
Psychology 6 6%
Social Sciences 6 6%
Business, Management and Accounting 3 3%
Other 9 8%
Unknown 25 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 85. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 08 November 2019.
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#206,467
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Outputs from BMC Geriatrics
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Outputs of similar age from BMC Geriatrics
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