Celia M.D. Sales* Pages 184 - 187 ( 4 )
This article presents the emergent approach of personalized assessment in mental health care, which combines standardized patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) with individualized measures (I-PROMs). Each patient has a unique clinical condition, with a set of problems and presentations specific to his or her person and circumstances. I-PROMs inform clinicians about idiosyncratic problems that cannot be captured in pre-set standardized PROMs, thus tailoring assessment to the person, and accomplishing the requirements of patient-centred outcomes assessment. Implications for managed care systems are discussed.
I-PROMs, PROMs, personalized assessment, individualized, quality, managed care, mental health.
Centre for Psychology at the University of Porto (CPUP), Faculty of Psychology and Education Science (FPCEUP), University of Porto, Porto