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AAO36: Tympanostomy Tubes: Resolution of Otitis Media with Effusion in Adults and Children

AAO36: Tympanostomy Tubes: Resolution of Otitis Media with Effusion in Adults and Children

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High Priority: Yes; Outcome
Percentage of patients aged 6 months and older with a diagnosis of otitis media with effusion who are seen 2 to 8 weeks after tympanostomy tube surgery and otitis media with effusion is resolved.

Denominator:
Patients aged 6 months and older with a diagnosis of otitis media with effusion who are seen 2 to 8 weeks after tympanostomy tube surgery.

Stratified by age:

Criteria 1: Patients 6 months – 12 years of age
Criteria 2: Patients 13 years and older
Criteria 3: All patients 6 months and older

Denominator Exclusions:
None

Denominator Exceptions:
None

Numerator:
Patients with resolution of Otitis Media with Effusion.

Measure Classifications:

  • Measure Type: Outcome
  • National Quality Strategy (NQS) domain: Effective Clinical Care
  • Meaningful Measure Area: Patient-Focused Episode of Care
  • Calculation: 1st Performance Rate
    • Inverse measure: No
    • Continuous measure: No
    • Proportional measure: Yes
    • Ratio measure: No
    • Risk Adjusted measure: No
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