EuroQol Group

EuroQol Group

A network of international, multilingual, multidisciplinary researchers—originally from 7 centres in England, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden—which developed EQ-5D, a measure generating a single index value for health status with potential for use in health care evaluation.
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Common measures of health outcomes include the EuroQol5D (EQ5D) (Brooks and EuroQol Group 1996), the Health Utilities Index III (HUI III) (Feeny et al.
5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perceptive Informatics, the industry's leading eClinical solutions provider and a subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation , today announced that it has entered into a license agreement with the EuroQoL Group.
We are pleased to incorporate EQ-5D into our ePRO solution, working with the EuroQoL Group to provide biopharmaceutical companies with this well-respected, widely used instrument and additional level of standardization.
EuroQol Group (1990) EuroQol-a new facility for the measurement of health related quality of life.
Although there are many available multiattribute utility scales, a review performed by the Health Technology Assessment Program of the National Health Service of the United Kingdom found that based on practicality, reliability, and validity, the HUI2 and the EQ-5D developed by the EuroQol Group were the best preference-based measures available (Brazier et al.
Individual items assessing apathy, anhedonia, anxiety, anxiety/depression, depression and fatigue were identified from the scales used in these studies - the Non-Motor Symptoms Scale (NMSS), the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II), the 39-item Parkinson's Disease Questionnaire (PDQ-39), the 8-item Parkinson's disease questionnaire (PDQ-8) and the 5-item EuroQol Group questionnaire (EQ-5D).
1997) and EQ-5D (The EuroQol Group 1990) are typical health profile and preferencebased instruments, respectively.
The EQ-5D instrument comprises five items (mobility, self-care, usual activities, pain/discomfort, and anxiety/depression) and one visual analogue scale (The EuroQol Group 1990).