Leaders in Patient-Centered
Health Outcomes Group has
always understood the necessity of having a global outlook on
in providing innovative, practical solutions.
We have worked in many
therapeutic areas in every continent of the world and in
more than 80 major languages. During the past 29 years
cultivated numerous global relationships that have grown and
strengthened through participation in many projects. These
relationships are part of the benefits you receive by
working together with Health Outcomes Group.
Our focus is
being patient centered, beginning by respecting patients
needs, preferences and values as individuals. We
involve patients by educating
and providing them with information in a simple format
the general public can easily understand.
Simple measures of health outcomes should help guide
caregivers in treating patients. The same measures of
health outcomes also need to inform patients and policy
makers how well
treatment is achieving it's goals.
Health Outcomes Group was founded
by David Himmelberger, focusing on the evaluation of health outcomes.
Created a PRO questionnaire for
women struggling with the changes of life from menopause.
Created the first PRO questionnaire
for erectile dysfunction for both men and their partner.
Participated in the first clinical
trial using a handhead electronic device to collect patient outcomes data from
diabetics in Argentina.
Characterized patient outcomes
with herpes zoster to plan a clinical
more than 35,000 patients.
Developed the Merit Method, a statistical
methodology of how to select good questions.
Member of the ISPOR Task Force
the Guidelines for the
Translation and Cultural Adaptation
Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) Measures that is
the industry standard today.
Developed method to evaluate reading speed
and near vision acuity for patients with macular degeneration,
and implemented it in 25 languages.
Developed educational materials
to help promote good
nutrition to reduce the risk
of obesity in
12 major languages for India.
Developed educational modules in
video format to inform people about
depression and smoking cessation.