NOW LIVE: AAO-HNSF Quality Manuscript on Age-Related Hearing Loss Measures
Quality Improvement in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery: Age-Related Hearing Loss Measures published online in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery on March 23.
In developing these quality measures, a Measure Development Group of experts reached consensus on four de novo measures listed below. These measures were created for the diagnosis and treatment of age-related hearing loss (ARHL) disorders, including bilateral presbycusis and symmetric sensorineural hearing loss, and they are intended to assist providers in enhancing quality of care.
- Screening for Hearing Loss in Older Adults
- Audiometric Evaluation for Older Adults with Hearing Loss
- Advanced Diagnostic Imaging for ARHL—Avoidance of Inappropriate Use
- Shared Decision Making for Treatment Options for ARHL
To read the published article about the ARHL quality measures, visit https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/01945998211000442.