2018: Arthritis Research Canada (ARC)ARC was created in 2000 in recognition of the tremendous potential that research can bring to arthritis treatment in Canada, and indeed, the world. Arthritis Research Canada has earned international attention as a leading arthritis research environment. We have built a strong multi-disciplinary research team of outstanding medical doctors and research scientists, and we willingly collaborate with medical professionals around the world. www.arthritisresearch.ca introduces the Patient Engagement in Research Scale (PEIRS)Learn more about the PEIRS tool at:
www.arthritisresearch.ca/peirs/, the first tool of its kind to evaluate the effectiveness of patient engagement in all areas of research. ARC scientists and Patient Research Partners (PRPs) worked together to create this tool.
The tool is designed to measure the degree of meaningful patient engagement in research projects from a patient perspective.
Tools: Instruments –patient engagement
Context: Measuring impact