MNG 2016 Election

MNG’s Nominating Committee, composed of chair, Allen Heinemann, and members Ann Guernon, Marcel Post, and Dale Strasser, selected two candidates for the MNG Chair Elect and Awards Committee Chair positions. We are pleased that four well qualified candidates with a history of involvement in ACRM and MNG are willing to serve. You will receive an...
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Who We Are

The ACRM Measurement Networking Group (MNG) focuses on members’ interests in the development, application, evaluation, and utilization of outcome measures. Members contribute programming to the ACRM Annual Conference and develop activities of common interest. Please contact the chair to learn more and get involved.     MNG Executive Committee CHAIR Trudy Mallinson, PhD, OTR/L PAST...
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Call for Proposals

There is still time to present your research at the 2016 ACRM Annual Conference in Chicago. The ACRM Program Committee is now accepting scientific poster proposals through 1 August. This is an outstanding opportunity to present cutting-edge research to an interprofessional audience from 60+ countries. SEE GUIDELINES & SUBMIT >>   WHY SUBMIT? See infographic...
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Conference News

Pre-Conference Instructional Courses for Measurement Choose full-day or half-day, in-depth Instructional Courses for maximum CME/CEUs. 30 OCT //  8:00 AM – 5:30 PM #143 The NIH Toolbox: State of the Art Outcome Measures for Rehabilitation Practice and Research with Cindy Nowinski, Susan Magasi, and Allen Heinemann 31 OCT // 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM #268 Mobile Health...
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2015 Poster Awards

  The MNG was pleased to present ACRM 2015 awards for best measurement posters in the following categories: Early Career, Measurement Methodology, and Measurement Advances in Clinical Practice.   Measurement Networking Group Early Career Poster Award Awardee: Jason Raad for Identifying Measurement Priorities using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF)   Measurement...
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Recent Events

  ACRM Mid-Year Meeting, Hilton Chicago // 13 – 14 April 2016   13 April, MNG Business Meeting 14 April, Task Force Meetings Meeting discussions centered on draft bylaws and Visioncast – the rules and procedures by which we will operate and the goals that will define our direction. Attendees from the MNG also focused...
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Task Force Updates

  NOW FORMING: Terminology Review Task Force Are you confounded by measurement terminology? Is validity an attribute of an instrument, or the context in which you interpret individual scores? Do we need multiple terms for a distribution-based change index? Other groups have defined measurement standards, but none appear adequate for rehabilitation. To address this problem,...
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Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Hot off the Press ...   In Volume 97 (7) July 2016 What to Do With “Moderate” Reliability and Validity Coefficients? Marcel W. Post Survey of U.S. Practitioners on the Validity of the Medicare Functional Classification Level System and Utility of Clinical Outcome Measures for Aiding K-Level Assignment Dylan Borrenpohl, Brian Kaluf, Matthew J. Major...
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