Electronic assessment of disease activity and functioning in patients with axial spondyloarthritis: challenges and unmet needs

Uta Kiltz*, Annelies Boonen, Juergen Braun, Jutta G Richter

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The dynamic clinical course of rheumatic conditions indicates a need for regular collection of information on health status to monitor disease activity and functional status. Patient-reported outcomes measures (PROMs) are playing a key role in the evaluation of symptoms and functioning and health, and are crucial in the initiation of treatment in those patients. In recent years, electronic assessments of PROMs (so called ePROMs) have been introduced. This report summarises some of the rationale, opportunities, and results using ePROMs in patients with spondyloarthritis (SpA).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S57-S61
Number of pages5
JournalClinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Issue numberSuppl 101
Publication statusPublished - 21 Oct 2016


  • Checklist
  • Diffusion of Innovation
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Health Services Needs and Demand
  • Health Status
  • Health Status Indicators
  • Humans
  • Medical Informatics
  • Needs Assessment
  • Patient Reported Outcome Measures
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prognosis
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Rheumatology
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Telemedicine
  • Journal Article
  • Review

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