How digital tools could improve cancer care
Tim Williams Former junior doctor and co-founder and CEO, My Clinical Outcomes
Specialist nurses could glean information collected from patients at home to proactively improve care and lengthen lives
A recent study in the US showed that collecting patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) – clinical surveys that track how much a condition is affecting a patient’s life – throughout chemotherapy could improve survival as well as quality of life for people with advanced cancer.
Cancer Nursing Practice. 17, 5, 12-12. doi: 10.7748/cnp.17.5.12.s9