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Inflammatory Arthritis

Inflammatory Arthritis

Inflammatory Arthritis

The ICHOM Standard Set for Inflammatory Arthritis is the result of hard work by a group of leading physicians, measurement experts and patients. It is our recommendation of the outcomes that matter most to patients with Inflammatory Arthritis. We urge all providers around the world to start measuring these outcomes to better understand how to improve the lives of their patients.
Chronic Kidney Disease

1 Multiple outcome instruments will be linked to domain-specific common metrics, using item response theory
2 Combination of subjective and objective measures: acute phase response, joint assessment, body surface area & enthesitis and dactylitis (PsA)

© 2018 ICHOM. All rights reserved. When using this set of outcomes, or quoting therefrom, in any way, we solely require that you always make a reference to ICHOM as the source so that this organization can continue its work to define more standard outcome sets.

Team that developed this standard

Project Team

Chair | Harald Vonkeman | Medisch Spectrum Twente & University of Twente
Co-Chair | Mart van de Laar | Medisch Spectrum Twente & University of Twente
Research Fellow | Martijn Oude Voshaar | University of Twente
Project Leader | Zofia Das-Gupta | ICHOM


Enrique Soriano | Instituto Universitario Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires


Geraldo Pinheiro | Rio de Janeiro State University


Laure Gossec | Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital

Hong Kong

Jeffrey Chau*


Merav Lidar | Sheba Medical Center


Angelique Weel | Maasstad Hospital
Annelies Boonen | Maastricht UMC
Johannes Bijlsma | EULAR
Marieke Voshaar*
Maarten de Wit*
Nico Wulffraat | UMCU

New Zealand

William Taylor | University of Otago


Katy Ying Ying Leung | Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

South Africa

Girish Mody | Nelson Mandela School of Medicine


Christina Opava | Karolinska Institutet
Sofia Ernestam | Karolinska Institutet


Delphine Courvoisier | University Hospitals of Geneva

United Kingdom

Benjamin Ellis | Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Mwidimi Ndosi | University of the West of England

United States

Christine Hale*
Jeffrey Curtis | University of Alabama at Birmingham
Jennifer Horonjeff*
Kaleb Michaud* | University of Nebraska Medical Center & National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases
Philip Mease | University of Washington
*Patient representative

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Reference Guide

A complete overview of the ICHOM Standard Set, including definitions for each measure and selected PROM instruments, time points for collection, and associated risk factors is available here:

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April 27, 2018