Definitions for "Outcomes Measurement"
A way to monitor the treatment that a patient is receiving and how they respond to such treatment.
This process measures the results of specific medical treatments in an effort to pinpoint a pattern and develop reliable practice patterns for providers to follow that keep care quality high, while delivering cost-effective medicine.
Method of systematically monitoring a patient's medical or surgical intervention or nonintervention together with the associated responses, including measure of morbidity and functional status; findings from outcomes studies enable managed care entities to outline protocols according to their findings; See also Outcome.