Final Research Report

View this project's final research report.

Peer-Review Summary

Peer review of PCORI-funded research helps make sure the report presents complete, balanced, and useful information about the research. It also confirms that the research has followed PCORI’s Methodology Standards. During peer review, experts who were not members of the research team read a draft report of the research. These experts may include a scientist focused on the research topic, a specialist in research methods, a patient or caregiver, and a healthcare professional. Reviewers do not have conflicts of interest with the study.

The peer reviewers point out where the draft report may need revision. For example, they may suggest ways to improve how the research team analyzed its results or reported its conclusions. Learn more about PCORI’s peer-review process here.

In response to peer review, Scholle made changes including

  • Revising the Abstract, Discussion, and Conclusions to clarify that the results of the study should be considered exploratory because this was a pilot study, and the results likely are not generalizable
  • Revising the report generally to make the language clearer, and providing a clearer link between the qualitative and quantitative aspects of the study
  • Clarifying decisions made around adding and removing covariates from the analysis model
  • Providing more information about the study settings, care teams, and target population in order to provide more evidence regarding external validity of the study

Conflict of Interest Disclosures

Project Information

Sarah H. Scholle, DrPH, MPH
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Feasibility of Implementing Patient-Reported Outcome Measures

Key Dates

September 2014
February 2018

Study Registration Information


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Last updated: March 4, 2022