Quality and Safety

Laryngology Outcome Tool: VHI

Voice Handicap Index (VHI)DescriptionQuantifies the psychological consequences of voice disordersTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)30 (3)Estimated Completion Time>= 10 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Jacobson BH, Johnson A

Laryngology Outcome Tool: VHI-10

Voice Handicap Index-10DescriptionMeasures voice handicap in the general adult populationTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)10 (1)Estimated Completion Time5 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Rosen CA, Lee AS, Osborne J, Zullo T,

Laryngology Outcome Tool: VOS

Voice Outcome Survey (VOS)DescriptionEvaluates patient limitations in certain daily activities that require speaking or limitations in their social or work-related activities because of vocal problemsTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)5 (N/A)Estimated

Laryngology Outcome Tool: V-RQOL

Voice-Related Quality of Life SurveyDescriptionAssesses dysphonic patients and their treatment outcomesTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)10 (2)Estimated Completion Time5 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Hogikyan ND, Sethuraman

Otology Outcome Tool: GBI

 Glasgow Benefit Inventory (GBI)DescriptionA subjective post-interventional questionnaire especially developed to evaluate any otorhinolaryngological surgery and therapyTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)18 (3)Estimated Completion Time10 minutesReliabi

Otology Outcome Tool: THI

Tinnitus Handicap Index (THI)DescriptionAssesses self-reported tinnitus-related handicapTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)25 (N/A)Estimated Completion Time10-15 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Newman CW, Jacobson GP, Spitzer

Laryngology Outcome Tool: PV-RQOL

Pediatric Voice-Related Quality of Life SurveyDescriptionAssesses voice changes over time in the pediatric populationTargeted AgePediatricsItems (Domains)10Estimated Completion Time5 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Boseley M

Head and Neck Surgery Outcome Tool: MDADI

 MD Anderson Dysphagia Inventory (MDADI)DescriptionSelf-administered questionnaire designed specifically for evaluating the impact of dysphagia on the QOL of patients with head and neck cancerTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)20 (4)Estimated Completio

Head and Neck Surgery Outcome Tool: UW-QOL-R4

University of Washington Quality of Life Revised Version 4 (UW-QOL-R4)DescriptionProvides basic quality of life data on the physical, functional, emotional quality of life of the head and neck cancer patientTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)12 (N/A)Es

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee

Committee Charge: Raise awareness within the Academy of patient safety and quality improvement issues.  Provide input to prioritize the development of guidelines and performance measures used to assess and improve the quality of care for otolaryngolo