TABLE 3

OME Performance Measure Results

Quality MeasureNaNumeratorDenominatorAverageRange Across Practices
Pneumatic otoscopy or tympanometry used to make OME diagnosis37812136833%0 to 100
Hearing evaluation if OME >3 mo OR risk for speech, language or learning problems93279329%0 to 100
No inappropriate use of antihistamines or decongestants37533034097%77 to 100
No inappropriate use of systemic antimicrobial agents (antibiotics)37524428187%50 to 100
No inappropriate use of systemic corticosteroids37633935695%38 to 100
  • a Numbers do not add up to 378 in all cases due to denominator definition (hearing evaluation) or missing values.