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Table 1 Overview of selected information systems

From: Improving quality of care through patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs): expert interviews using the NHS PROMs Programme and the Swedish quality registers for knee and hip arthroplasty as examples

  NHS PROMs Programme Swedish Hip Quality Register (SHPR) and Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register (SKAR)
Aim Improving quality of care for four clinical populations; for the purpose of this study, the focus was on hip and knee arthroplasty. Improving quality of care for people with hip and knee arthroplasty
Launch 2009
Launched independently from the National Joint Registry for Hip and Knee Arthroplasty which was launched in 2002
~ 2002
Integration of PROMs into Swedish Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Registers which were launched in 1979 and 1975 respectively
Data collection
Generic PROMs: EQ-5D and the corresponding visual analogue scale for health-related quality of life
The EQ-5D is a generic instrument developed by the EuroQoL Group and contains 5 dimensions (mobility, self-care, usual activities, pain and discomfort, anxiety and depression
Health condition specific PROMs: Oxford Knee Score (OKS) and Oxford Hip Score (OHS) SHPR: no health condition specific PROM
SKAR: Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS)