Department of Psychosomatic Medicine
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin.
We are a team of physicians, psychologists and economists at Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Our mission is to improve measurement of health from a patients perspective in order to learn about health outcomes of medical treatments. We develop, validate and implement generic and disease specific patient-reported outcome measures and we use state-of-the-art methods to collect and analyze patient-reported outcome data in clinical practice and research.
On our website, you can find the latest news from our group, an overview of the members and some of the current projects as well as the list of publications. Check out the tag cloud and feel free to get in touch!
The latest news from our group.
In 2019 I stayed at McGill University in Montreal over the summer at Brett Thombs' Research Group and in particular the DEPRESSD project - a large scale initiative to gather as much raw data as possible from diagnostic studies of some of the most popular depression screening tools.
Today, we published PROMIS Profile 29 data from the general population in the UK, Germany and France at the Health Measures Dataverse. We hope that this data can be of use, e.
I held the webinar yesterday and there was quite some turnout. Unfortunately, the technology failed and i couldn’t record the webinar. Find my slides here, though! Feel free to get in touch if you have questions on the material.
A nice thing about virtual conferences is that talks can be easily recorded and shared after the conference. At last years PHO i presented a work i did with my colleague Carl Falk from McGill University in Montreal.
2020 has been a most unusual year for everybody. Find some of the highlights from the top of my head below: Team members We had quite some turnover in the group, with some people leaving our group, some switching roles and some new members.
Felix Fischer is doing a short webinar about the basics of PRO assessment using Item-Response Theory on January, 21st at 4pm (CET). The goal is to give a short intro to the basics of IRT for clinical and scientific users of PROMs like PROMIS, give an overview over the most important applications (CATs, common metrics) and answer some questions.
Paul Klapproth published his first paper as a lead author on prediction models to predict health utility using the PROMIS Profile 29! Congrats! Find the paper here!
Who we are & what we do.
Showcase of some of our projects to give you an idea about our areas of expertise.
Feel free to contact us if you can’t access the fulltext of our work.
We’re looking forward to hear from you!