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We measure health.

Over 30 years ago, we set the standard in patient-reported outcomes (PROs). Every year, we continue to advance our science and technologies for capturing, benchmarking and interpreting actionable data from the patient’s perspective.
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The copyright owners of SF-36v2® and SF-12v2® Health Surveys.

We measure health.

Over 30 years ago, we set the standard in patient-reported outcomes (PROs). Every year, we continue to advance our science and technologies for capturing, benchmarking and interpreting actionable data from the patient’s perspective.
41
SURVEYS ADMINISTERED
50
LABEL CLAIMS APPROVED
41
PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

The copyright owners of SF-36v2® and SF-12v2® Health Surveys.

Your partner in patient-centric research.

Our research consultants have decades of experience in PRO measurement across diverse therapeutic conditions. We work closely with pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare organizations on data measurement that aligns with regulatory recommendations in the U.S. and other geographies. Our scientifically led approach includes the analysis of any PRO measure, the burden of illness, and treatment effectiveness.

Scientific Consulting

Gain actionable intelligence in real time.

QualityMetric’s eCOA platform is a robust data collection, scoring and reporting portal. It can be custom tailored with the features and functionality needed to securely and accurately capture data from patients, clinicians or caregivers. Our scientists combine health outcomes expertise with our technology platform to identify the right measurement concepts for collecting the most insightful and patient-centric evidence.

COA Solutions & Licensing Services

Linguistic equivalence on every continent.

QualityMetric offers unique solutions for translation and cross-cultural adaptation. Guided by industry standards, we translate and validate all types of materials used in healthcare and the life sciences. We collaborate with hundreds of experienced local and international linguistic partners, overseeing every stage of the development process. Our goal is absolute conceptual equivalence, cultural appropriateness and content validity.

Translation & Linguistic Validation

The gold standard in PRO general health assessments.

QualityMetric’s Short Form family of generic health surveys – in particular the SF-36v2® and SF-12v2® Health Surveys – includes the most widely used and cited PROs in the world. Designed for use across the product lifecycle, they are an efficient, scientifically valid way of evaluating safety and efficacy, real world evidence through product performance, and post authorization safety surveillance; and they support post-launch direct-to-consumer (DTC) marketing and disease management.

Driving better outcomes across the life science ecosystem
Patients
Make better decisions about interventions.
Life Sciences
Gain evidence to support the development, approval and marketing of new drugs and devices.
Employers
Develop strategies for improving employee health and productivity.
Payers
Monitor patient populations, identify risks and quantify treatment benefits.
Providers
Track patient and population progress over time and measure treatment efficacy.
Driving better outcomes across the life science ecosystem
Patients
Make better decisions about interventions.
Life Sciences
Gain evidence to support the development, approval and marketing of new drugs and devices.
Employers
Develop strategies for improving employee health and productivity.
Payers
Monitor patient populations, identify risks and quantify treatment benefits.
Providers
Track patient and population progress over time and measure treatment efficacy.

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QualityMetric collaborates with the world’s largest life science and healthcare organizations to measure and better understand health outcomes. We are also committed to supporting global academic institutions by making our clinical outcome assessment (COA) solutions royalty-free for students and university researchers.

From health surveys to expert analysis and methodologies, QualityMetric delivers all-inclusive outcome measurement solutions for capturing, benchmarking, and interpreting actionable patient-reported health information. For licensing requests, scientific consulting services, or linguistic translation and validation, please complete the following contact form.

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Latest news updates.

09.14.21

QualityMetric’s SF-36v2 PRO Survey Contributes to EU’s ORCHESTRA SARS-CoV2 Impact Research

New York, September 14, 2021 — QualityMetric (QM), a leading global clinical outcomes assessments (COA) solutions provider and scientific consultancy specializing in patient-reported outcomes (PRO), has announced its collaboration  in ORCHESTRA, a three-year international research project led by the University of Verona to measure the impact of the SARS-CoV2 pandemic. The project involves thirty-seven total partners […]

10.25.21

Understanding the Functions & Benefits of a Health Utility Survey & Index

Health providers require flexible tools for calculating health-related quality of life (HRQoL) with precision—and life sciences companies need innovative tools to prove value in the product lifecycle. Instruments for accomplishing both goals aren’t always widely applicable, convenient, straightforward or fully responsive to the health changes patients experience. This is why organizations across the healthcare continuum […]

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10.06.21

Score Range for the SF-36v2 Health Survey – Standard and Acute Versions

This FAQ response describes the score range for the SF-36v2® Health Survey Standard and Acute Versions when scored according to norms from QualityMetric’s 2009 norm study.   In the original scoring of the SF-36, the eight subscales (PF, RP, BP, GH, VT, SF, RE, MH) were scored from 0 (worst health) to 100 (best heath). […]

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10.04.21

The Increasing Importance of Linguistic Validation in the Healthcare Product Lifecycle

Rigorous and technical translation processes guide the development of content for a variety of products across the healthcare ecosystem. Patients, caregivers, clinicians, study site leaders and other key stakeholders rely on accurate information for research or care delivery in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device markets. Marketing finished endpoints, such as new drugs, therapies, treatment […]

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09.30.21

QualityMetric and Survivor Healthcare enter a partnership to study unmet cognitive health needs of cancer patients.

Rhode Island — September 30, 2021 —QualityMetric, today announced a new partnership with Survivor Healthcare. The companies will be partnering to implement and measure an integrated program designed to improve cognitive functioning and overall health quality of life for cancer patients.

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09.28.21

An In-Depth Guide to Patient-Reported Outcome Measures | QualityMetric

Clinician-reported outcome (ClinRO) measures are the gold standard for assessing patient experiences in clinical research. Over the years, routine care and clinical research have benefitted from incorporating data derived directly from real patient experiences through patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures, also known as PROMs. PRO instruments are increasingly valued in clinical trial settings and treatment delivery, […]

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06.28.21

Pulse Infoframe and QualityMetric Partner to Develop Novel Rare Disease Solution

QualityMetric and Pulse Infoframe announced today their partnership and vision to create the first scientifically validated rare disease instruments across conditions. Once deployed, these instruments will benefit not only rare disease patients and families, but also researchers and drug developers working to help this vastly underserviced population as they advance rare disease care and treatments.

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