Update on the Functional Mobility Assessment and Uniform Data Set Registry

Session Information
Date & Time: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Session Description
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Abstract: 

Standardized outcome measures and associated datasets are necessary to improve evidence and accountability in the field of mobility assistive equipment. This session will present updated developments in the Functional Mobility Assessment (FMA) registry along with the development of accompanied Uniform Data Set (UDS). Challenges and strategies associated with the implementation of standardized measures in clinical routine and associated data collection, aggregation, and analyses will be discussed from previous work and current collaborations with VGM/U.S. Rehab.

Presenter(s)

Mark Schmeler and Richard Schein, University of Pittsburgh; Greg Packer, U.S. Rehab; Carmen DiGiovine, The Ohio State University