2022-10-20:Another preparatory APPROACH-IS II paper has been published! The paper reports the psychometric properties and measurement invariance of the Gothenburg Empowerment Scale (GES). Read the paper here:https://hqlo.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12955-022-02056-z 2022-08-31: The data entry phase of APPROACH-IS II is closed. Over 8000 patients were included in the project! Congratulations to all contributors. 2022-08-29: A new APPROACH-IS II paper is out! The paper reports about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Patient-Reported Outcomes and Experiences of our APPROACH-IS II patients from Belgium, Seoul, and Norway. Read the paper here: https://academic.oup.com/eurjcn/article/21/6/620/6470369 2022-07-01: The info flash of July 2022 is out! In the info flash, the center from Pakistan is put in the spotlight. 2022-06-30: The enrollment phase of the project is finished. Centers are asked to complete their data entry by the end of the summer (August 31st). 2022-06-30: The methods paper of APPROACH-IS II is published online. Read the paper here: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2022.06.064 2022-06-15: We have reached the magical number of 8000 included patients ! 2022-06-14: Philip Moons wins the 2022 Cardiac Care Professional Research Award for his presentation entitled "Patient-Reported Outcomes in the aging population of adults with CHD: Findings from APPROACH-IS". Hopefully, more awards will follow on the APPROACH-IS II project. More information can be found here. 2022-04-06: A new info flash came out. In the info flash, the center from Melbourne is put in the spotlights and a summary of the publication strategy is provided. 2021-12-22: The newest info flash of December 2021 is available here 2021-12-20: The first preparatory paper of APPROACH-IS II is published. The paper investigated the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on PROMs and PREMs of adults with CHD. Read it here. 2021-12-01:Over 7000 patients have been enrolled in the research project. 2021-09-05: New info flash with updates about the APPROACH-IS II project is available 2021-09-01: So far, 5440 patients are enrolled in PART 1 of the study and 543 patients are enrolled in PART 2 of the study. 2021-06-20: Anew info flash is available. 2021-06-10:Over 4000 patients are included in APPROACH-IS II. 2021-03-11: Read here the new info flash of March 2021. 2021-01-01: Over 2600 patients are included in APPROACH-IS II. 2020-12: A new info flash is published. You can read it here. 2020-10: Prof. Philip Moons won the ‘Cardiac Care Associate Research Award’ for his presentation 'Patient-Reported Outcomes in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease who are Recovering after Hospitalization' on the 30th International Symposium on Adult Congenital Heart Disease, organized by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. The results that were presented were part of the original APPROACH-IS study. Congratulations! Read more here. 2020-09-30: Already more than 1670 patients are included in this research project. 2020-08-04: A new info flash with updates about the project has been distributed. Read it here. 2020-05-18: The second info flash is out! Read it here. 2020-05-16: The Steering Committee wrote an editorial about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the APPROACH-IS II research project. Read the editorial here. 2020-03-25: The Steering Committee highly recommends to suspense recruitment/data collection due to the COVID-19 pandemic and potential risk for biased results 2020-02-26: The first info flash about APPROACH-IS II has been distributed. Read it here. 2020-01-01: Worldwide, 647 patients have been included in the study. 2019-08-01: The first patient was enrolled in the study. 2019-05-08: The number of participating centers is increasing, with currently 81 centers from 39 countries that have confirmed their participation in APPROACH-IS II. 2019-01-30: A total of 64 centers have confirmed their participation in the project, of which 14 centers are located in middle- or low-income countries. 2018-11-22: APPROACH-IS II is to be launched. Join us in this new project.