APERSU (Alberta PROMs and EQ-5D Research and Support Unit) is an intermediary office that connects the EuroQol Foundation with non-commercial users of EQ-5D instruments and other patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) in the province of Alberta, Canada.

APERSU offers many services including registering and licensing the use of EQ-5D instruments, as well as supporting research and use of EQ-5D and other patient reported outcome measures in Alberta.

APERSU was developed in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS), Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA), and the EuroQol Foundation, and is hosted at the School of Public Health, University of Alberta.

APERSU Projects

Evaluation of routinely Measured PATtient reported outcomes in HemodialYsis care (“EMPATHY”) Trial

Properties of the EQ-5D-5L in the Canadian Population: Minimal Important Difference and Comparative Performance with other Measures in Large Scale Health Applications

A PROMs-based patient decision aid for patient arthroplasty: development and a pilot randomized controlled trial

The use and measurement properties of EQ-5D in vulnerable population: A systematic review of the literature

PROMs in Primary Care Networks in Alberta: An end-user perspective