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. DOI: 10.1586/14737167.2014.912133
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.