Welcome to the Swedish Rheumatology Quality Register
The Swedish Rheumatology Quality Register is a quality register, the purpose of which is to continually improve the treatment and follow-up of patients with rheumatic diseases. Here you can read more about SRQ and log into PER – the Patient’s Self Registration.
What is a quality register?
There are just over 100 national quality registers in Sweden. The quality registers give the healthcare system an opportunity to evaluate the care and make it better.
What is SRQ?
The Swedish Rheumatology Quality Register is a national quality register, the purpose of which is to continually improve the treatment and follow-up of patients with rheumatic diseases.
SRQ and research
Data from SRQ is used in many research projects each year. By analyzing register data, researchers can draw conclusions about how the rheumatic diseases arise and develop, and the outcome of different treatments.
What is PER?
PER – The Patient’s Self Registration – is a computer service where you answer questions about your health before the healthcare meeting. The questions concern, among other things, level of pain, quality of life and what you can manage in your everyday life.
SRQ and patient safety
SRQ promotes patient safety by making it easy for healthcare professionals to report side effects through the register. The reports are thereafter handled by the Swedish Medical Products Agency and contribute to a safer drug use.
SRQ and quality of care
By using SRQ data the rheumatological health care providers can measure the quality of given care. Data is used to monitor how the healthcare works and to compare treatment results, both at individual clinics and across the country.