Intelligent outcome measures in liaison psychiatry:essential even if not desirable. Commentary on... a multidimensional Framework for Routine Outcome Measurement in Liaison Psychiatry (FROM-LP)

Tadros, George (2016). Intelligent outcome measures in liaison psychiatry:essential even if not desirable. Commentary on... a multidimensional Framework for Routine Outcome Measurement in Liaison Psychiatry (FROM-LP). Transactions of the Korean Institute of Electrical Engineers, 40 (4), pp. 195-198.

Abstract

Service development is guided by outcome measures that inform service commissioners and providers. Those in liaison psychiatry should be encouraged to develop a positive approach that integrates the collection of outcome measures into everyday clinical practice. The Framework for Routine Outcome Measurement in Liaison Psychiatry (FROM-LP) is a very useful tool to measure service quality and clinical effectiveness, using a combination of clinician-rated and patient-rated outcome measures and patient-rated experience measures. However, it does not include measures of cost-effectiveness or training activities. The FROM-LP is a significant step towards developing nationally unified outcome measures. Declaration of interest None.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1192/pb.bp.115.053397
Divisions: Aston Medical School
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Published Date: 2016-02-26
Authors: Tadros, George

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