Category Archives: CORE in software

Postings referring to inclusion of CORE instruments in software

What’s in a name (1): scoring CORE measures

We may have caused a bit of confusion by introducing the term “Clinical score”.  Perhaps it’s not on the scale of the Capulet/Montague name tragedy (Shakespeare, 1591-1995?) but it may be worth explaining the scoring here as I do see mistakes and do get asked about this. History We started out scoring using the mean of the items and recommending pro-rating if not more than 10% of items were missing, … Continue Reading

Putting a CORE measure into software

Since the first of January (2015) anyone can put any CORE measure into software under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International licence.  Previously, we had restricted this permission just to people using the measure in software just for a research project and otherwise only to CORE Information Management Systems (CORE IMS) and people sublicensing through them.  See our joint statement for more information. The Creative Commons licence … Continue Reading