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Public Comment: Clinical Practice Guidelines & Quality Measures

Public Comment: Clinical Practice Guidelines & Quality Measures

Below are opportunities to provide feedback for both our Clinical Practice Guidelines and Quality Measure Specifications that are in development.

Clinical Practice Guidelines Open for Public Comment: Meniere’s Disease

  • A draft list of quality improvement (QI) opportunities for potential inclusion in the upcoming A draft list of quality improvement (QI) opportunities for potential inclusion in the upcoming AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guideline: Meniere’s Disease is now available for public comment. The comment period will run from Monday, June 11 through Monday, June 25. During this time, members of the public are encouraged to review the draft QI list and provide additional QI topics that should be considered by the guideline development group for prioritization. The purpose of the comment period is to ensure that all pertinent stakeholders, including the public, have an opportunity to review the guideline’s scope and potential QI topics to ensure that nothing is left out. Click here to comment!

Quality Measures Open for Public Comment: Rhinoplasty Performance Measure

The American Academy of Otolaryngology —Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) have developed measures for rhinoplasty utilizing the AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guideline: Improving Nasal Form and Function after Rhinoplasty. We request your expert review and comments on the draft measures by June 29. You are invited to share this opportunity with peers and constituents. Comments are needed to improve the specificity and usability of the measures before finalization. The following measures require your attention:

  • Pre-surgical discussion of motivations and outcomes for patients undergoing Rhinoplasty
  • Airway assessment for patients undergoing Rhinoplasty
  • Shared decision making for postoperative management of discomfort following Rhinoplasty
  • Patient satisfaction with Rhinoplasty Procedure

These quality measures are not guideline statements, but instead objective measures based on existing guideline statements to evaluate the quality of care provided to patients with vestibular disorders.

Submit your comments here  by Midnight (ET) on June 29. If you have any questions, email Caryn Davidson or call at 847-228-3349.

If you have any questions regarding public comment for the Clinical Practice Guidelines and Quality Measures, please contact Research & Quality Staff at