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HOME is an global initiative of patients, healthcare professionals, journal editors, regulatory authorities and the pharmaceutical industry.

Aim: To develop a consensus-based core outcome set (COS) for clinical trials and clinical practice.The core outcome set is the MINIMUM that should be measured in ALL clinical trials.

HOME Core Outcome Set (for clinical trials)

  • Clinical signs (Core Outcome Instrument: EASI)
  • Symptoms (Core Outcome Instrument: POEM)
  • Long term control
  • Quality of Life


Membership of HOME is free and open to anyone with an interest in atopic eczema outcomes.

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Next consensus meeting

The next HOME meeting will be held in Tokyo, Japan from Monday 8th April 2019 - Wednesday 10th April 2019.

Registration is now open - click here for more information and details of how to book.

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The core outcome set (COS) and core outcome instruments
Past and future HOME meetings
We're proud to have patients as an integral part of HOME
Articles, reviews and meeting reports from HOME
Background to the HOME initiative
Links to other core outcomes related projects



HOME - Harmonising Outcome Measures for Eczema

Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology
University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane, Nottingham

Telephone: +44 115 8232435
Fax: +44 115 8468618