Patient-centered outcomes research collects and analyzes data from patients and other stakeholders to improve health care delivery and outcomes and guide health care decisions. However, there are a number of challenges in conducting quantitative analyses of patient-centered data. This article provides an overview of the analytical challenges and describes approaches to consider to overcome the challenges, as well as directions for future development.
Quantitative challenges facing patient-centered outcomes research
Chen, W-H., McLeod, L., Nelson, L., Williams, V., & Fehnel, S. (2014). Quantitative challenges facing patient-centered outcomes research. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, 14(3), 379-386. https://doi.org/10.1586/14737167.2014.912133