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T3: Improving Efficiency in Health Outcome Measurement

What is the conference about?

The goal of the conference is to provide health and rehabilitation administrators, clinicians and researchers with state-of-the-art advances in objective measurement as it relates to post-acute care outcomes.

When and where is the conference?

The conference will be held Saturday, March 28, 2009 from 9:00 AM–4:30 PM at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 E. Superior St. , Chicago IL 60611 in the Magnuson Auditorium. 

Who should attend?

Program administrators, researchers, and clinicians who are interested in improving the efficiency of outcome measurement in health care settings.

What will I learn?

The specific learning objectives of the course are to:

  • Discuss the role of theory in generating items and instruments for health and rehabilitation outcomes research.
  • Identify techniques for improving instruments.
  • Describe options for data collection and their application in health care settings.
  • Discuss methods to use item response theory/Rasch and computer adaptive testing (CAT) to streamline collection of patient-reported outcomes.

Who are the speakers?

Confirmed faculty include:

Benjamin D. Wright, Ed Bouchard, David Cella, William Fisher, Jr., Richard Gershon , Carl Granger, Dennis Hart, Jin-Shei Lai , Robert W. Massof, A. Jackson Stenner, David Tulsky

May I participate via video conference?

We can provide a free video ‘feed’ for groups wishing to participate remotely.  For more information, please contact Allen Heinemann at 312-238-2802 or a-heinemann@northwestern.edu.

How do I register?

Please visit http://www.ricacademy.com/Catalog/display.resource.aspx?mode=CUSTOMER&resourceid=191536

Who is sponsoring the conference?

Funding is provided by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Institute for Objective Measurement ,MetaMetrics  and Avatar International. .